Robert Paul Allen: born November 14, 1978 ... shoots left ... one of the most sought-after recruits in the nation coming out of Cushing Academy ... was the 1996-97 recipient of the John Carlton Memorial Trophy given annually by the Boston Bruins to the outstanding student-athlete in Eastern Massachusetts high school hockey ... competed in the Tempere Cup in Tempere, Finland in August 1997 ... has extensive international experience; was a member of the US Select 16 team that swept a three-game series against the German Select 16 team in Fussen, Germany in 1994 ... was also a member of the US Select 17 team that placed third in the 1995 Pacific Cup in Shin-Yokahama, Japan.
AS A JUNIOR (1999-2000): Played in each of the team?s 42 games ? earned All-HOCKEY EAST second team honors ? shared the team?s John A. ?Snooks? Kelley Memorial Award, given annually to the ?player who best typifies Boston College hockey?; Scott Clemmensen was the other recipient ? registered 27 points ? four goals and 23 assists ? recorded seven multiple-points games, including five two-assist efforts ? had one goal and one assist against Maine (11/14); also notched one goal and one assist at Northeastern (3/2) ? tallied two assists in the Eagles? 6-5 overtime win over Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament?s first round in Minneapolis, Minn. ? assisted on two goals in the Eagles? 3-2 win over Northeastern in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament?s quarterfinal round (3/10) ? scored the team?s only goal ? with 40 seconds remaining in regulation ? in a 2-1 loss to Maine in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament championship game ? notched two assists in games against Minnesota (10/30), Northeastern (11/12) and UMass-Lowell (1/14) ? netted one goal at Minnesota (10/29).
AS A SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Played in each of the team's 43 games ? registered 32 points - nine goals and 23 assists ? netted four power-play goals and two game-winning goals ? recorded eight multiple-point games, including three three-point contests ? captured All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Tournament's West Regional in Madison, Wisc. ? also earned HOCKEY EAST All-Tournament accolades; registered one goal and five assists in four conference playoff games ? was an All-Tournament selection at the Denver Cup; tallied three assists against Colorado College (12/27) and one power-play goal against Denver (12/28) ? scored the game-tying goal (a 6-on-5 goal with 11 seconds remaining) and added one assist in a 5-5 tie at Providence (2/23) ? tallied one goal and two assists in a 6-2 home win over Boston University (11/20) ? notched two assists in the Eagles' 5-4 overtime win over New Hampshire in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament's title game (3/20).
AS A FRESHMAN (1997-98): Played in 40 of the team's 42 games; missed the two games in the Badger Showdown because of a separated right shoulder (the injury also prevented him from playing with Team USA in the IIHF World Junior Championship in Finland) ... captured HOCKEY EAST All-Rookie Team honors ... registered 28 points -- seven goals and 21 assists; five of his seven goals came on the power play ... had one game-winning goal -- at UMass-Amherst (3/4) ... recorded six multiple-point games -- three with two assists, three with one goal and one assist ... anchored the team's defense that allowed fewer than three goals per game ... registered one power-play goal and one assist in each of two ties -- 3-3 against Providence (2/6) and 6-6 at Northeastern (3/7) ... played extremely well in the NCAA Tournament title game against Michigan (4/4), but missed the final 4:36 of regulation and the entire overtime session after re-aggravating his right shoulder injury.
BEFORE BC: Earned All-New England honors as a senior at Cushing Academy ... captured Boston Globe Prep Player of the Year honors in 1997 ... earned team MVP accolades as a senior; was also the recipient of the team's "Finest Contribution to the Sport" award ... recorded 44 points - 11 goals and 33 assists - as a senior ... registered 34 points - 15 goals and 19 assists - as a junior ... scored 27 points as a sophomore, and 26 points as a freshman ... played for head coach Steve Jacobs ... was voted the "Best Pro Prospect" at Hockey Night in Boston's 1995 and 1996 summer tournaments; also earned Defensive MVP accolades in 1996 ... was a two-time Hockey Night in Boston All-Scholastic and Defensive MVP selection (1995-96 and 1996-97) ... was a four-year All-Independent School League baseball selection as a catcher.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management ... an honor roll student at Cushing Academy ... was featured as the "Old Spice Athlete of the Month" in the Nov. 18, 1996 edition of Sports Illustrated ... has served as a Little League umpire and coach ... Bobby and his younger brother Matt are the sons of Nancy and Harold Allen.