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Blue Jackets add three to scouting department

Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen today announced the addition of Blake Geoffrion and Bob Halkidis to the clubs pro scouting department, at the same time adding Marshall Davidson as an amateur scout. The announcement comes one day after Geoffrion, the Nashville Predators first pick (56th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, formally retired from the NHL. Geoffrion...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Geoffrion hired by Jackets as scout

Blake Geoffrion has been brought on by the Columbus Blue Jackets as a pro scout, the team announced Tuesday, a day after the former Canadiens forward said he was retiring from the NHL at age 25. Geoffrion had been considering stepping away from hockey due to lingering effects of a skull fracture and concussion sustained during an American Hockey League game in November. He announced...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Geoffrion retires at 25

Canadiens forward Blake Geoffrion is retiring from the NHL at age 25. The young forward had been considering stepping away from hockey due to lingering effects of a skull fracture and concussion sustained during an American Hockey League game in November. He announced his decision on Monday. Geoffrion, the grandson of former Canadiens star Bernie Geoffrion and great-grandson of...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Blake Geoffrion Considering Retiring From NHL at 25 Years Old, Still Suffering Symptoms from November Brain Injury (Video)

Blake Geoffrion has about as much hockey credibility as any player, ever. Not only is he just the fourth NHL player ever to come out out of the American South, he’s also the first fourth-generation player in league history — in fact, a trade last year sent him to the Canadiens, where his father, grandfather and great-grandfather all played, as well. Geoffrion also won the 2010...
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Blake Geoffrion considering retirement

Rich Lam / Getty Images   By James Stephan (@J_Habs)  The Montreal Canadiens released a statement on the condition of Blake Geoffrion on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013. The club explained there was no improvement on Blake`s condition since the injury, and many reports have linked the young forward to be seriously contemplating retirement. It was reported earlier by ESPN columnist...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Geoffrion has skull-fracture surgery

Montreal Canadiens forward Blake Geoffrion remains in hospital after taking a hit Friday night while playing for the team's American Hockey League affiliate. The NHL club issued a statement Saturday saying the 24-year-old underwent surgery for treatment of a depressed skull fracture and is expected to make a full recovery. Geoffrion, playing for the Hamilton Bulldogs in a game...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Geoffrion now a fourth-generation Canadien

When Danny Geoffrion was growing up in Canada, playing junior hockey, he heard the comparisons, the whispers. "'He's good, but he'll never be like his father,'" he said. Such is the blessing and the curse of being born into one of hockey's most famous families. His father Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion is in the Hockey Hall of Fame, as is his...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Geoffrion the latest to be assigned to Milwaukee…

When the Nashville Predators announced that they had sent a player back to their AHL-affiliate yesterday, many expected to see Blake Geoffrion‘s name attached to the press release. They were shocked to learn it was actually defenseman Jon Blum. Today, Geoffrion joined him. After being activated from IR, Geoffrion was assigned to the Milwaukee Admirals in an effort to get him valuable...
Via Section 303
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

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