Esso Hockey since 1936
Legends Of Hockey Players Geoffrion, Bernie
Esso Hockey since 1936

Inducted 1972

Born 16 February 1931
Montreal, Quebec

Died 11 March 2006

Played 16 NHL seasons
from 1950 to 1968

Many claim Geoffrion invented and perfected the slapshot - not bad for a kid who was once told by the assistant coach of a junior hockey team that he'd never make it in big-time hockey.
Esso hockey medals of achievement