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Blake Geoffrion

Blake Geoffrion  #57

Center
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

 

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.
Quote of the Day

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.

— San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels on his team's approach entering training camp