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Keith Allen (ice hockey)

Canadian ice hockey defenceman

Courtney Keith Allen (August 21, 1923 – February 4, 2014) was a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman and former National Hockey League (NHL) head coach and general manager. He was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He was the executive vice president of the Philadelphia Flyers.[1]

Keith Allen
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1992
Keith Allen Saskatoon Quakers.png
Keith Allen pictured with the Saskatoon Quakers, circa 1941
Born (1923-08-21)August 21, 1923
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died February 4, 2014(2014-02-04) (aged 90)
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1941–1957

Allen died at an assisted living facility on February 4, 2014. He was 90 years old. He had suffered from dementia in his later years.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bio - Allen - Philadelphia Flyers - Team". Philadelphia Flyers. Retrieved 2011-02-05.
  2. "301 Moved Permanently". blogs.courierpostonline.com.
  3. rparent@delcotimes.com, ROB PARENT. "'Broad Street Bullies' mastermind Keith Allen dead at 90". The Times Herald.

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