Conor Allen
Image: AHL

Conor Allen

Hometown:

Chicago Illinois

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1990-01-31

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2008

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

Free agent signing, 2013

Weight:

209 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2009-10: Conor Allen played for the USHL’s Sioux Falls Stampede . In 48 games he scored 7 goals with 8 assists and was +9 with 69 penalty minutes. The Stampede finished third in the West Conference and lost to Fargo in the first round of the playoffs. Allen missed the series due to  an injury. In December he committed to playing college hockey at Massachusetts-Amherst in 2010-11.

2010-11: Allen played 31 games for Massachusetts-Amherst as a freshman. In a disappointing season for the Minutemen, who qualified for the Hockey East playoffs despite winning just six games, he spent much of the season partnered with fellow freshman Adam Phillips. Allen scored 2 goals with 4 assists and was -11 with 29 penalty minutes. UMass was swept by eventual national champion Boston College in the Hockey East quarterfinals.

2011-12: Allen skated in 35 of 36 games for Massachusetts-Amherst in his sophomore season. He scored 7 goals with 7 assists and was -1 with 28 penalty minutes. The Minutemen were tied for eighth with Northeastern but advanced to the Hockey East quarterfinals due to tiebreaker criteria and were again swept by Boston College in the Hockey East quarterfinals.

2012-13: Allen signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Rangers in March 2013 following his junior season at Massachusetts-Amherst. He played his first professional game with New York’s AHL affiliate in Connecticut and was -1 with no points nor penalty minutes in his only game with the Whale. Connecticut missed the AHL playoffs by two points despite finishing second in the Northeast Division. In 33 games for UMass as a junior, he scored 5 goals with 14 assists and was -1 with 53 penalty minutes. The Minutemen missed the Hockey East tournament after finishing ninth under first-year coach John Micheletto.

 

Future

 

 

New faces populate New York Rangers 2014 Fall Top 20

by Leslie Treff
on

Brady Skjei - New York Rangers

Defenseman Brady Sjkei leads the 2014 Fall Edition of the New York Rangers top 20 prospect list. Skjei was picked in the first round of the 2012 NHL Draft. (courtesy of Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images)

 

Six new players have been added to the New York Rangers top 20 prospect list this fall. Those include four players drafted in June and two that were signed as free agents since last spring.

Read more»

New York Rangers 2014 NHL Draft preview

by Leslie Treff
on

Adam Tambellini - New York Rangers

Photo: Forward Adam Tambellini was selected by the New York Rangers in the third round of the 2013 NHL Draft. The Rangers did not have a pick in the first or second round of the 2013 Draft. (courtesy of Derek Leung/Getty Images)

The New York Rangers recent long run through the 2014 postseason took many surprise. A solid team, well coached to highlight its strengths, New York's playoff success was a group effort. The team's top marquee player, Rick Nash, was not very effective during the playoffs, however, the team's speed and signature defense caused opponents quite a bit of trouble.

Read more»

Skilled group of forwards leads New York Rangers spring Top 20

by Leslie Treff
on

Anthony Duclair - New York Rangers

Photo: Forward Anthony Duclair had a huge 2013-14 season in the QMJHL, where he managed 50 goals and 49 assists in 59 regular season games. Duclair was selected in the third round of the 2013 NHL Draft. (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

The New York Rangers have had a big turnover in their top prospects over the last few years, as more and more young players have cracked their NHL roster. Chris Kreider, who has been a top prospect since he was drafted in 2009, has graduated after being the franchise's best prospect for the last three years.

Read more»

Emphasis on drafting speed and skill paying off for New York Rangers

by Leslie Treff
on

Dylan McIlrath - New York Rangers

Photo: Dylan McIlrath has gradually developed into a dependable and physical defensive defenseman. The New York Rangers selected McIlrath 10th overall in the 2010 NHL Draft. (courtesy of Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

It seems like a distant memory now, but just six or seven years ago, the New York Rangers had few homegrown players on their NHL roster. Big name free agents were the norm for this original six team, with few of the team's prospects ever appearing in more than one or two games on Broadway.

Read more»

New York Rangers feature skilled group of forwards in newest Top 20 ranking

by Leslie Treff
on

Oscar Lindberg - New York Rangers

Photo: Forward Oscar Lindberg is expected to make his NHL debut in 2013-14. Lindberg was acquired in a trade with Phoenix in 2011. (courtesy of Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

The upper portion of the New York Rangers Top 20 has not changed for several cycles. Chris Kreider remains the premier player among a very talented group, while Danny Kristo, obtained in a July 2013 trade with Montreal, now occupies the number two position.

Read more»

Related Articles