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Reverse the Curse: Geoffrion wins the Hobey

Blake Geoffrion (Fedie/10)

After 29 years of being overlooked for the top honor in college hockey, Blake Geoffrion wins one for the Wisconsin hockey program, as the senior tri-captain was announced as the 30th recipient of the Hobey Baker Award, given to college hockey's top player.

DETROIT - Surrounded by all her family's hockey history, Kelly Geoffrion had a good inkling that her second-oldest son was going to follow in the family business. That started to change when Geoffrion changed course midstream. "He went through a cowboy phase," Kelly Geoffrion said. "He has the pistol, the boots and he would have a lasso and lasso everything in the house." Who would have... Recommended Stories

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