Statement from Blake Geoffrion

Thursday, 22.11.2012 / 11:45 AM canadiens.com

PRESS RELEASE

MONTREAL – Forward Blake Geoffrion issued the following statement on Thursday.

« I want to sincerely thank all fans, friends, family members and everyone from the hockey world for the incredible support I have received. I was cleared by the neurosurgeon and the Club’s medical staff to return home for a 3-week period of complete rest. I am very happy to be home for Thanksgiving. I would like to thank Dr. Mulder and the Club’s medical staff, as well as the entire medical personnel at the Montreal General Hospital for their extraordinary care. I am very grateful to Geoff Molson and Marc Bergevin for the unrelenting support they have shown myself and the members of my family. I also wish to thank all members of the media for respecting this healing period » said Blake Geoffrion.

Blake Geoffrion, 24, suffered a head injury during a game between the Syracuse Crunch and the Hamilton Bulldogs on November 9 at the Bell Centre. He underwent successful surgery that night for treatment of a depressed skull fracture.

Blake will be out indefinitely, and the medical staff is expecting a complete recovery from his injury.

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