His tools and size project favorably to one day becoming a middle six forward in the NHL.
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June 2022 – When Allison is healthy, he embodies Flyers hockey. He is a productive forward able to play up and down the lineup, leaving everything out on the ice. Unfortunately, that playing style translates into injuries, something Allison has battled with since his collegiate years at Western Michigan. Playing just 28 games this season in Lehigh Valley, Allison demonstrated his productivity recording ten goals and seven assists. An RFA this summer, Philadelphia indeed plans to extend the 2016 second-round pick. However, it will be for likely one year at a bargain price. Next season, Allison must find a way to stay on the ice. If not, it will probably be the end of his short tenure with the Flyers. John Gove
November 2020 – Allison is expected to need additional time in the AHL to catch his stride after the knee injury sustained when playing for West Michigan hampered his development. He is not a Wayne Simmonds clone, although he has a lot of Wayne Simmonds in his style of play. Getting through a whole summer at 100 percent goes a long way to set him up for success. Edric Joseph
March 2020 – Allison has put pen to paper