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Keith Allen

Born:August 21, 1923Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Saskatoon, SaskatchewanPosition:Defense
Known For:Hall of FameShoots:Left

Courtney Keith “Bingo” Allen (August 21, 1923 – February 4, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman and 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, a position he held from 1980 for the rest of his life.

As Flyers general manager, he would help construct the famed “Broad Street Bullies” that led the Flyers to consecutive Stanley Cups in 1974 and 1975. He would also help start the AHL’s Maine Mariners, one of the most successful franchises in that league’s history.

Years as a Player: 1941-1957
Years as a Coach: 1956-1989
Years as an Executive: 1980-2014

Keith Allen, Philadelphia Flyers
Keith Allen would run a Seattle expansion franchise.

Keith Allen Statistics

Front Office History

  • Philadelphia Flyers, General Manager, 1969-1983
  • Philadelphia Flyers, Executive Vice President, 1984-2014


  • NHL All-Star Game (1954)
  • Stanley Cup Winner, as a player (1954)
  • Stanley Cup Winner, as an executive (1974, 1975)
  • Hockey Hall of Fame (1992)