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Canadiens sign F Blake Geoffrion

Monday, 07.16.2012 / 3:51 PM / News

Associated Press

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Canadiens sign F Blake Geoffrion

MONTREAL (AP) - The Montreal Canadiens have signed Blake Geoffrion to a one-year, two-way contract.

The grandson of Hall of Famer Bernie `Boom Boom" Geoffrion, the forward had two goals and three assists in 35 games with Montreal and Nashville last season.

The Canadiens acquired the 24-year-old Geoffrion from Nashville for defenseman Hal Gill.

The announcement was made Monday by general manager Marc Bergevin.

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