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Canada Bernard Geoffrion
a.k.a. "Bernie Geoffrion"
#5 New York Rangers / NHL - 67/68
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3. Michal Chovan 45 12 44 56
4. Marek Tvrdon 50 23 31 54
5. Dávid Skokan 49 18 34 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
2-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 2
2-time NHL Most Points (Art Ross Trophy) 2
1-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) 1
6-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 6

Sons: Dan Geoffrion & Robert Geoffrion
Grandsons: Blake Geoffrion, Brice Geoffrion & Sebastien Geoffrion
Father-in-law: Howie Morenz
Son-in-Law: Hartland Monahan

One of the first pioneers of the slapshot, Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion won the Calder Trophy in 1952 with 30 goals and 54 points. Over 16 years in the NHL, Geoffrion won 6 Stanley Cups, 2 Maurice Richards, 2 Art Rosses, and a Hart Trophy. The 11x All-Star retired in 1968 with 393 goals and 822 points in 883 games.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1945-46 Mount St-Louis College CAHS - - - - - |
1946-47 Montréal Concordia Civics QJHL-old 26 7 8 15 6 |
1947-48 Laval Titan QJHL-old 29 20 15 35 49 | Playoffs 11 7 5 12 11
1948-49 Laval Titan QJHL-old 42 41 35 76 49 | Playoffs 9 3 6 9 22
1949-50 Laval Titan QJHL-old 34 52 34 86 77 | Playoffs 3 6 0 6 8
Montréal Royals QSHL 1 0 0 0 0 |
1950-51 Montréal Nationale QJHL-old 36 54 44 98 80 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 18 8 6 14 9 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 6
1951-52 Montréal Canadiens NHL 67 30 24 54 66 | Playoffs 11 3 1 4 6
1952-53 Montréal Canadiens NHL 65 22 17 39 37 | Playoffs 12 6 4 10 12
1953-54 Montréal Canadiens NHL 54 29 25 54 87 | Playoffs 11 6 5 11 18
1954-55 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 38 37 75 57 | Playoffs 12 8 5 13 8
1955-56 Montréal Canadiens NHL 59 29 33 62 66 | Playoffs 10 5 9 14 6
1956-57 Montréal Canadiens NHL 41 19 21 40 18 | Playoffs 10 11 7 18 2
1957-58 Montréal Canadiens NHL 42 27 23 50 51 | Playoffs 10 6 5 11 2
1958-59 Montréal Canadiens NHL 59 22 44 66 30 | Playoffs 11 5 8 13 10
1959-60 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 59 30 41 71 36 | Playoffs 8 2 10 12 4
1960-61 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 64 50 45 95 29 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 0
1961-62 Montréal Canadiens NHL 62 23 36 59 36 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 6
1962-63 Montréal Canadiens NHL 51 23 18 41 73 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4
1963-64 Montréal Canadiens NHL 55 21 18 39 41 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 4
1966-67 New York Rangers NHL 58 17 25 42 42 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0
1967-68 New York Rangers NHL 59 5 16 21 11 1 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1947-48 Laval Titan M-Cup 8 3 2 5 11 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1964-65 Québec Aces AHL Head Coach
1965-66 Québec Aces AHL Head Coach
1968-69 New York Rangers NHL Head Coach Replaced by Emile Francis midseason
1972-73 Atlanta Flames NHL Head Coach
1973-74 Atlanta Flames NHL Head Coach
1974-75 Atlanta Flames NHL Head Coach Replaced by Fred Creighton midseason
1979-80 Montréal Canadiens NHL Head Coach Replaced by Claude Ruel midseason
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CAHS 1 - - - - - - - | 0
M-Cup 1 8 3 2 5 0.63 11 - | 0
NHL 16 883 393 429 822 0.93 689 1 | 16 132 58 60 118 0.89 88 -
QJHL-old 5 167 174 136 310 1.86 261 - | 3 23 16 11 27 1.17 41 -
QSHL 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 5 retired by Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Joseph André Bernard "Boom-Boom" Geoffrion passed away on March 11, 2006, the very same day that the Montreal Canadiens were going to retire his #5 jersey at a ceremony at the Bell Centre.

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