Montréal Canadiens
Blake Geoffrion
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BlakeGeoffrion
POSITION: Centre
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 190
BIRTHDATE: 03/02/1988
BIRTHPLACE: Plantation, FL, USA
DRAFTED: NSH: 2006-56 overall
WCHA First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA West First All-American Team (2010) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (2010) Traded to Montreal by Nashville with Robert Slaney and Nashville's 2nd round choice (Dalton Thrower) in 2012 Entry Draft for Hal Gill and Montreal's 5th round choice (later traded back to Montreal, later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Patrik Bartosak) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 17. 2012. Missed remander of 2012-13 due to depressed skull fracture vs. Syracuse, November 9, 2013. Officially announced his retirement, July 15, 2013.

HIGHLIGHTS

Selected by the Nashville Predators in the second round of the 2006 entry draft, Blake Geoffrion played 42 games over two seasons as a member of the Predators. Geoffrion was acquired by the Canadiens as part of a trade that sent defenseman Hal Gill to Nashville.

Geoffrion played his first game in a Canadiens uniform on February 28, 2012 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The grandson of Bernard “Boom-Boom” Geoffrion and great-grandson of Howie Morenz, scored his first goal with the Habs on March 10, 2012 versus the Canucks.