Keith Allen, who passed away on Tuesday at age 90, served as the architect of the two-time Stanley Cup champion Flyers teams in the 1970s. (Photo Courtesy of CBSSports.com)
At the epicenter of the Philadelphia Flyers franchise was the first head coach and one of the earliest faces of the franchise, synonymous with Ed Snider, Gene Hart, Bernie Parent and Bobby Clarke. But Keith Allen will be remembered more for his contributions off the ice - as the general manager - rather than on the bench.
Allen passed away on Tuesday at age 90. He will always be remembered as the architect of the Broad Street Bullies, the team that went on to win back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1973-74 and 1974-75.