|NUMBER:||57||BIRTHDATE:||February 3, 1988|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Plantation, FL, United States|
|WEIGHT:||190||DRAFTED:||NSH / 2006 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (56th overall)|
A gritty forward who will make his living winning face-offs and scoring ugly goals.
Won the 2010 Hobey Baker Award as college hockey's most outstanding player.
Grew up in Brentwood, Tenn. (a Nashville suburb) and is the first Tennessee native to play in the NHL.
His two younger brothers – Sebastien and Brice – are forwards for the University of Alabama-Huntsville Chargers.
Titles won: 2006 U-18 World Championships
On Twitter: @BlakeGeoffrion
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There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.