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Hockey Royalty: Bernie “Boom Boom” Geoffrion

From The Hockey Writers Archives, written by former THW contributor Kevin Hunter and originally published on June 10, 2010. “Boom Boom” Geoffrion, born on Feb. 16, 1931, came into this world with his own royal lineage.  His father Jean-Baptiste Geoffrion was a direct descendant of Pierre Joffrion and his wife Marie Priault, early French settlers to the colony of Montreal....
Via The Hockey Writers
11 days ago

Family Ties

In the 100 year history of the NHL there have been thousands upon thousands of players to have skated in the league. In many cases brothers, uncles, nephews and in laws have played in the league, sometimes even with or against each other. With all of the families that have played in the NHL ranging from the Gretzkys to the Hulls, the Howes to the Drydens, how many families have stood...
Via The Oilers Rig
December 18, 2016

WATCH: J.J. Watt Scores Goal During Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic

Over the next month we are going to see a lot of our favorite football players doing things other than play football. In some cases they will just be enjoying a good vacation, but this is also a great time for them to make some charity appearances--like J.J. Watt did Friday night.The big man took to the ice back on his old stomping grounds, University of Wisconsin, to skate in the...
Via FatManWriting
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Does Its Annual “We Do Hockey” Thing Known as The NCAA Ice Hockey Championship

It may not do NHL highlights as often as hockey fans would like, but every year, the networks of ESPN cover the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship. The ESPN Family will cover all eight regional semifinal games and then all four regional finals from March 27-29 culminating with the Frozen Four in Boston, MA from April 9-11. John Buccigross and Barry Melrose will be the...
Via Fang's Bites
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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