Former Professional Hockey Player
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Blake Geoffrion is a former professional ice hockey player. He last played with the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. Prior to playing in the NHL, Blake attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he enjoyed a standout college career. He was a conference all-star in his senior year of 2010, he was also named the consensus All-American and Player of the Year and won the Hobey Baker Award as the top college player in the United States. He was a second round selection of the Nashville Predators, 56th overall, at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and made his NHL debut on February 26, 2011. In doing so, he became the first fourth-generation player in the league's history, after his father Dan, grandfather Bernie and great-grandfather Howie Morenz. After suffering a career ending injury Blake worked in the NHL for a year before moving to Korn Ferry International, an executive search firm in Chicago. Today, Blake is working on the management team of the Columbus Blue Jackets.