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Keith Allen
Executive Vice President

Is in his 42nd season with the Flyers, having begun one year prior to the franchise’s opening season...Served as the Flyers’ head coach from their inception in 1967 until the 1969-70 season and guided the Flyers to the West Division title in their first season, 1967-68...Served as general manager from December 22, 1969 to May 27, 1983...During his tenure as GM, the Flyers won two Stanley Cups (1973-74 and 1974-75), reached the Stanley Cup Finals four times, and compiled a 563-322-194 record for a .612 winning percentage...Built the two Stanley Cup teams through the acquisition of such players as Barry Ashbee, Rick MacLeish, Bill Flett, Ross Lonsberry, Andre Dupont, Reggie Leach, and the reacquisition of Bernie Parent through trades...Was also responsible for drafting Bill Clement, Bob Kelly, Bill Barber, Tom Bladon, Jimmy Watson, Paul Holmgren, Pete Peeters, Dave Brown, Ron Sutter, and Ron Hextall...Other of his draft choices include Brian Propp, Ken Linseman, and Pelle Lindbergh...Also signed former Flyers Tim Kerr, Orest Kindrachuk, Bob Froese, and Dave Poulin as free agents and acquired Mark Howe via trade...On September 21, 1992, Allen was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, joining Ed Snider in the Builders category and players Bernie Parent, Bobby Clarke, and Bill Barber... Along with Ed Snider and Bill Barber, he was inducted into Flyers’ Hall of Fame in March 1989...Was a recipient of the Lester Patrick Trophy in 1988 for outstanding service to hockey in the United States...Was named The Hockey News’ NHL Executive of the Year in 1979-80 and was the first recipient of The Hockey News’ Minor League Executive of the Year Award in 1959-60 while with the Seattle Totems of the WHL...Prior to joining the Flyers in 1966, spent ten years as coach/GM/bookkeeper/publicist for the Totems, leading them to the WHL title in 1958-59...Spent 13 years as a pro hockey player, including parts of two seasons with the Detroit Red Wings...Was a member of the Wings’ 1953-54 Stanley Cup Championship team...Keith and his wife, Joyce, reside in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and have three children: sons, Brad and Blake, and daughter, Traci. The Allens have four grandchildren: Chelsea, Shay, Jillian, and Chase.