Kevin Allen (journalist)
Allen, a native of Michigan, attended Eastern Michigan University and began his sports journalism career in 1982 with the Port Huron Times Herald in Port Huron, Michigan as a writer covering the Detroit Red Wings from 1982 to 1986. He resides in Wayne, Michigan and also serves as the president of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association (since 2003). Allen has also authored 16 hockey-related books. He was awarded the Lester Patrick Trophy in 2013, for his contributions to hockey in the United States.
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- "Kevin Allen to receive 2013 Lester Patrick Trophy | NHL.com". nhl.com. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
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