Bernie Geoffrion

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Birthday
14, 1931
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 11, 2006 (75)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1931
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 11, 2006 (75)

About

Former NHL forward known as "Boom Boom" Geoffrion and considered one of the innovators of the slapshot.

Before Fame

He was awarded the NHL's Calder Trophy for the league's top rookie in 1952.

Trivia

He was the second player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season.

Family Life

He was the son of Jean-Baptiste Geoffrion and Florina Poitras.

Associated With

He was a teammate of the legendary Maurice "Rocket" Richard on the Montreal Canadiens from 1950 to 1960.

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