Blake Geoffrion inks one-year deal
Monday, 16.07.2012 / 11:57 AM / News
Montreal Canadiens


MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Monday the signing of forward Blake Geoffrion to a one-year, two-way contract (2012-13). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

The 24-year old Geoffrion played 35 games with the Canadiens and the Nashville Predators in 2011-2012. He registered five points (2 goals, 3 assists), 40 hits and 27 penalty minutes, playing an average of 11:02 minutes per game. In his second year in professional hockey, he also played with the Milwaukee Admirals and Hamilton Bulldogs in the AHL, recording 21 points (6 goals, 15 assists) in 29 games.

Acquired by the Canadiens in a transaction with Nashville involving defenseman Hall Gill, the 6’01’’, 190 lbs forward collected 13 points (8 goals, 5 assists) in 55 regular season games in the NHL. Geoffrion added two assists in 12 playoff games in 2010-11, along with a +1 plus/minus ratio.

A native of Plantation, Florida, Geoffrion was drafted in the second round, 56th overall by the Predators at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He was awarded the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, as the Top U.S. Collegiate Player in 2010

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