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02.27.2012 | | Posted at 11:10 PM
By Nicole
It took just 10 days for Blake Geoffrion to get called up from AHL Hamilton to his NHL parent-club Montreal. You'll remember that Blake, when he skates for the Canadiens, will become a fourth-generation Hab. Both great-grandfather Howie Morentz's number 7 and grandfather "Boom Boom" Geoffrion's number 5 are retired by Montreal and new callups usually just get assigned a number by the team, but Bla...
09.20.2011 | | Posted at 04:20 PM
By Nicole
Last season, former-Hobey Baker winner and Badger Blake Geoffrion became the first ever fourth-generation player to play in the NHL. That's a lot of history. And it's not even the tip of the iceberg. Being fourth-generation at anything is impressive, but when general consensus is that your grandfather invented the slap-shot, you've got big skates to fill. But Blake said he might not have even play...
03.02.2011 | | Posted at 08:50 AM
By Nicole
It took just 2 1/2 NHL games and less than 20 minutes of ice time for former Badger Blake Geoffrion to find the back of the net. The goal came in the first period of the Predators game vs Edmonton last night. One of the assists on the goal came from another former Badger, Ryan Suter     ...
02.25.2011 | | Posted at 04:07 PM
By Nicole
Didn't find it anywhere on the internet yet, but Geoffrion's close pal and former teammate Mike Davies (with the AHL Chicago Wolves) just tweeted that Blake had been called up by the Predators.   This note, from this morning's notes on the Nashville Predators' website, seems to confirm that a callup was imminent: " The coaches and scouts will meet on the flight out to Dallas to determine who...
02.09.2011 | | Posted at 09:49 AM
By Nicole
Former Badger and current Milwaukee Admiral Blake Geoffrion was named AHL Player of the Week for the second week in a row. He's the first player to win the honor in back-to-back weeks in 16 years. He won the honor last week after putting up four points on his own bobblehead night. He has three assists and scored the game-winning goal. The Ads very next game he came out and put up a three point ...
09.27.2010 | | Posted at 07:58 PM
By Nicole
AP writer Colin Fly noted on Twitter today that the Predators sent Blake Geoffrion to Milwaukee and that he will be with the team when training camp opens....
06.15.2010 | | Posted at 10:51 PM
By Nicole
Former Badger and Hobey Baker Award winner Blake Geoffrion made it official today when he signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Nashville Predators. Per the Preds release, Blake became the first Tenneessee native to be signed to an NHL contract. He is also the only Tenneessean to be drafted. Go to their release for all the impressive stats on Blake: http://predators.nhl.com/club/...

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