Geoffrion has helped lead Wisconsin to the NCAA championship game Saturday night against Boston College. He has 28 goals and 22 assists in 39 games this season.
Geoffrion's great grandfather, Howie Morenz, also is in the Hall of Fame, and his father, Danny, also played in the
"I've got a little something," Geoffrion said. "My father is in the hockey hall of shame, sorry dad, and my grandfather and great grandfather are both in the Hall of Fame. I don't think this compares to their accomplishments.
"My family's pretty much natural goal scorers ... I have 28 goals this year, but they're not necessarily the prettiest goals ...I'm a little different player.
Wisconsin coach Mike Eaves said Geoffrion excels in all parts of the game.
"The thing Blake brings to the table is his balance across the board. His ability to play in all situations," Eaves said. "He's a guy that's going to be on the ice when we're up by a goal and when we're down by a goal."
Geoffrion, a second-round pick of the
Maine sophomore forward
Nyquist, a fourth-round draft pick of the