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Bernie Geoffrion

Former NHL forwards referred to as “Increase Increase” Geoffrion and considered among the innovators from the slapshot. He was honored the NHL’s Calder Trophy for the league’s best first year in 1952. He was the next participant in NHL background to rating 50 goals in a single period. He was the boy of Jean-Baptiste Geoffrion and Florina Poitras. He was a teammate from the renowned Maurice “Rocket” Richard for the Montreal Canadiens from 1950 to 1960.

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