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Conor Allen
#44

Position: D
Date of Birth: 01/31/1990
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 208 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Drafted: Undrafted
Last Amateur Team: 2012-13 UMass-Amherst (H-East)

Biography:


Support the Griffins Youth Foundation by making a donation to sponsor my participation in the 2017 Great Skate Winterfest, on Feb. 18-19 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

 
 
 
 

First season as a Griffin…Fourth year pro…Signed as a free agent by the New York Rangers, 3/29/13…Recalled by New York, 12/27/13…Assigned by New York, 1/5/14…Recalled by New York, 11/2/14…Assigned by New York, 11/10/14…Signed as a free agent by Nashville, 7/2/15…Traded to Ottawa by Nashville for Patrick Mullen, 1/14/16…Traded to Minnesota by Ottawa for Michael Keranen, 2/29/16…Signed to a one-year contract, 8/18/16.

2015-16: Split his third full professional season between three AHL teams and totaled 14 points (3-11—14) in 66 games…Began the season with the Milwaukee Admirals and totaled six points (1-5—6) and 52 PIM in 31 games…Piled up a career-high 15 PIM, 11/6/15 vs. LE… Traded to Ottawa by Nashville for Patrick Mullen, 1/14/16…In 17 games with the Binghamton Senators, accounted for five points (1-4—5) and 10 PIM in 17 games… Traded to Minnesota by Ottawa for Michael Keranen, 2/29/16…Finished the season with the Iowa Wild and contributed three points (1-2—3) and six PIM in 18 games. 2014-15: Logged career highs in both points (11-23—34) and goals (11) in 72 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack, pacing team defensemen in both categories…Accumulated a career-high 113 PIM, second-most on the team…Tied for 20th among league defensemen in points…Recorded seven multi-point games…Skated in four games with the New York Rangers and totaled four PIM Scored a career-high three points (1-2—3), 11/19/14 vs. SYR…Twice tallied a season-high three-game point streak, 12/7/14-12/12/14 and 1/10/15-1/16/15...Notched the game-winning goal, 1/2/15 HFD vs. STJ…Netted the game-winner in overtime, 3/13/15 at SPR…Potted an assist and the game-winning goal, 3/15/15 at WBS…Contributed two points (1-1—2) and 10 PIM in 12 Calder Cup Playoff games. 2013-14: In his rookie campaign, played in 72 games with Hartford and compiled 31 points (6-25—31) including setting a career-high with 25 assists…Logged a three-game stint with the New York Rangers…Recorded his first AHL point on an assist, 10/11/13 vs. ADK…Scored his first AHL goal, 10/19/13 at POR…Totaled a goal and an assist for his first career multi-point game, 10/30/13 vs. BRI…Notched a season-high four-game point streak (1-4—5), 12/7/13-12/14/13…Made his NHL debut and logged 15:47 of ice time, 12/29/13 at TBL. 2012-13: Made his professional debut with the Connecticut Whale (AHL) after completing a three-year collegiate career at Massachusetts (H-East)…Played in one game with the Whale, 4/14/13…Scored a career-high 19 points (5-14—19) while appearing in 33 games during his junior season for the Minutemen…Led team defensemen in scoring and placed tied for fourth overall…Piled up 53 PIM, second-most on the team…Tied for eighth among Hockey East defensemen in scoring…Assisted on the overtime game-winner, 11/2/12 vs. New Hampshire…Tallied a season-high six-game point streak (2-4—6), 12/7/12-1/11/13. 2011-12: Played in 35 games for the Minutemen and recorded 14 points (7-7—14) and 28 PIM…Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team…Recorded his only collegiate hat trick during a 7-2 victory, 11/11/11 vs. Holy Cross, becoming just the third defenseman in program history to tally three goals in a game…Named Hockey East Player of the Week and INCH National Player of the Week runner-up following a four-point weekend (3-1—4) and a pair of Minutemen victories, 11/11/11 vs. Holy Cross and 11/12/11 vs. Northeastern…Logged the game-winning goal and an assist, 1/13/12 vs. Boston College…Responsible for the game-winner a game later, 1/20/12 vs. Vermont. 2010-11: Registered six points (2-4—6) in 31 games during his freshman season at Massachusetts…Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team…Made his collegiate debut, 10/8/10 at Minnesota…His first collegiate point came on a goal, 11/27/10 vs. Quinnipiac. 2009-10: Recorded 15 points (7-8—15) and 69 PIM in 48 games with the USHL’s Sioux Falls Stampede…Twice named the USHL Defensive Player of the Week…Tallied 15 PIM in a game on two separate occasions, 11/20/09 vs. YNG and 1/10/10 vs. OMA. 2008-09: Played in 46 games for the St. Louis Bandits of the North American Hockey League and helped the club win the Robertson Cup…Totaled 15 points (5-10—15), 48 PIM and a plus-23 rating in the regular season… In 12 playoff games, contributed five points (1-4—5), 15 PIM and a plus-11 rating.

Personal:
Earned a political science degree from Massachusetts…Has two sisters and one brother…Greatest hockey memory is winning a junior championship with St. Louis (NAHL) and having the opportunity to play at Fenway Park…Started playing hockey at the age of three…Hockey nicknames are Al and Connie…Hockey idol as a youth was Brian Leetch…Proudest accomplishment is playing in the NHL…Most exciting thing he’s done is skydiving…Most unique place he’s visited is Africa…If he could trade occupations for a day he would be a MLB player…First job was working on a boat staff…Played baseball, water polo and squash growing up…Once met Alfonso Ribeiro…Lists ice cream as his favorite food…Favorite quote is “it’s easier to ask for forgiveness than permission”…Favorite music artists are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Andre Nickatina and Outkast…Favorite movie is Dazed and Confused…Favorite television show is Family Guy…Favorite vacation spot is the golf course…Favorite book is Devil in the White City…Favorite website is ESPN’s Fantasy Football…Roots for the University of Massachusetts…Least favorite sports team is anything not Chicago.

 
AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 72, twice (MR: 2014-15) Assist Streak: 3, twice (MR: 1/10/15-1/16/15)
Goals: 11, 2014-15 Point Streak: 4, 12/7/13-12/14/13
Assists: 25, 2013-14 Goals, Game: 1, 20 times (MR: 4/16/16 IA at CHI)
Points: 34, 2014-15 Assists, Game: 2, seven times (MR: 3/22/15 HFD at ALB)
PIM: 113, 2014-15 Points, Game: 3, 11/19/14 HFD vs. SYR
Goal Streak: 2, 1/24/15-1/30/15 PIM, Game: 15, 11/6/15 MIL vs. LE
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 4/14/13 CT at SPR NHL Game: 12/29/13 NYR at TBL                                               
AHL Point: 10/11/13 HFD vs. ADK (assist) NHL Point: n/a
AHL Goal: 10/19/13 HFD at POR (Mark Visentin) NHL Goal: n/a
 

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2008-09 St. Louis NAHL 46 5 10 15 48 12 1 4 5 15
2009-10 Sioux Falls USHL 48 7 8 15 69 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 UMass-Amherst H-East 31 2 4 6 29 -- -- -- -- --
2011-12 UMass-Amherst H-East 35 7 7 14 28 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 UMass-Amherst H-East 33 5 14 19 53 -- -- -- -- --
  Connecticut AHL 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013-14 Hartford AHL 72 6 25 31 71 -- -- -- -- --
  New York Rangers NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014-15 Hartford AHL 72 11 23 34 113 12 1 1 2 10
  New York Rangers NHL 4 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- --
2015-16 Milwaukee AHL 31 1 5 6 52 -- -- -- -- --
  Binghamton AHL 17 1 4 5 10 -- -- -- -- --
  Iowa AHL 18 1 2 3 6 -- -- -- -- --
  NHL TOTALS 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
  AHL TOTALS 211 20 59 79 252 12 1 1 2 10
  PRO TOTALS 218 20 59 79 256 12 1 1 2 10
 

 

Goalies

# Name POS
35 Cal Heeter G
40 Eddie Pasquale G

Defensemen

# Name POS
2 Joe Hicketts D
4 Nathan Paetsch D
5 Robbie Russo D
17 Matt Caito D
18 Brian Lashoff D
20 Dan Renouf D
44 Conor Allen D

Forwards

# Name POS
10 Ben Street C
11 Daniel Cleary LW
15 Mitch Callahan RW
19 Tomas Nosek C
21 Mike Borkowski C
22 Louis-Marc Aubry C
23 Dominic Turgeon C
26 Eric Tangradi LW
27 Martin Frk RW
28 Matt Lorito C
29 Dylan Sadowy RW
32 Drew Miller LW
39 Tyler Bertuzzi LW
45 Colin Campbell RW
51 Kyle Criscuolo C
55 Matthew Ford RW
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW

Detroit Red Wings

# Name POS
31 Jared Coreau G
14 Nick Jensen D
8 Anthony Mantha LW