By: Hamilton Bulldogs
07/16/2012 10:47 AM -
MONTREAL, QC – Montreal Canadiens Executive Vice President and General Manager Marc Bergevin announced the signing of forward Blake Geoffrion to a one-year, two-way National Hockey League / American Hockey League contract. As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Geoffrion played 13 games for Montreal in 2011-2012 notching two goals, 17 shots on goal and 10 penalty minutes. The 6’0”, 190-pound forward also played 22 games for Nashville last season and recorded three assists, 12 shots on goal and 17 penalty minutes. In 55-career NHL games with the Canadiens and Predators, Geoffrion has posted 13 points (eight goals, five assists), 53 shots on goal and 34 penalty minutes.
Geoffrion was originally selected by the Nashville Predators in the second round, 56th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Geoffrion is the son of Dan Geoffrion, grandson of Bernie “Boom-Boom” Geoffrion and great-grandson of Howie Morenz, all who were former Habs.
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