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Bernie Geoffrion

AKA Bernard Joseph André Geoffrion

Born: 14-Feb-1931
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 11-Mar-2006
Location of death: Atlanta, GA
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Hockey

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Montreal Canadiens, 1950-64

Pioneer of the "slap shot", which he claimed to invented as a youth.

Wife: Marlene Morenz (dau. Howie Morenz, m. 1962, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Dan Geoffrion (former NHL player, b. 24-Jan-1958)
Son: Robert
Daughter: Linda

    Hart Trophy 1960/61
    Hockey Hall of Fame 1972
    Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1994

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Montreal Canadiens Head Coach (1979)
    Atlanta Flames Head Coach (1972-75)
    New York Rangers (1966-68)
    Montreal Canadiens (1950-64)


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