Kevin Allen has been covering NHL playoff games since 1986 and has covered almost 550 of them. From the NHL through the Olympics to the Women's World Championship, he has written about hockey at every level. He's written or cowritten more than a dozen sports books, including Brett Hull's autobiography and Without Fear: The Greatest Goalies of All Time. He is the president of the Professional Hockey Writers Association at the moment. He is a resident of Ypsilanti, Michigan.