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Bernard Geoffrion (1931–2006)

Bernard (Bernie) Geffrion was born in Montreal, Quebec on January 16, 1931 and played for the Montreal Canadiens from 1950-64, as well as the New York Rangers from 1966-68. Known as an an innovator for being the "father" of the slap shot. Acccording to Geffrion, the first time he did it was when he missed the puck and out of anger, he slapped the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Filmography

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 1982 Miller Lite: Tastes Great, Less Filling (TV Series short)
- Alumni Bowling (1982)
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 2001 Life and Times (TV Series documentary)
Self
 1999 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Gordie Howe (1999) ... Self
 1996 Legends of Hockey (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Boom- Boom Geoffrion)
 1967 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 5 December 1967 (1967) ... Self - Guest (as Boom Boom Geoffrion)
 1967 Today (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 23 January 1967 (1967) ... Self (as Boom Boom Geoffrion)
 1963 Die Reporter der Windrose berichten (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Die Eiskanone (1963) ... Self (as Boom Boom Geoffrion)
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 2009 100 Years of the Montreal Canadiens (Video documentary)
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Other Works:

Print ads for Miller Brewing Company's Lite Beer alongside the entire roster of Lite Beer All-Stars spokespeople; "The First Lite Beer Camping Trip". See more »

Alternate Names:

Boom Boom Geoffrion | Boom- Boom Geoffrion

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Marlene Morenz  (his death)  (3 children)
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Head coach of the NHL's New York Rangers (1968-1969), Atlanta Flames (1972- 73 thru 1974-1975), and Montreal Canadiens. (1979-1980). See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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