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Blake Geoffrion Had Surgery On His Head Last Night

from the CP at TSN,

Bulldogs forward Blake Geoffrion left the game and was sent to a hospital after a first-period hit by Crunch defenceman Jean-Philippe Cote.

Geoffrion was caught with his head down by Cote as he drove along the boards. He was bleeding and holding his hands to his face when he skated off the ice to go to the dressing room.

Hamilton coach Sylvain Lefebvre said he believed Geoffrion was injured when he fell to the ice.

"It's a head injury," Lefebvre said. "He's under surgery right now and it's not life threatening."

more and watch the hit below...

added 1:15pm,

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens issued today a medical update on the status of forward Blake Geoffrion. He was injured in the first period of Friday’s game against the Syracuse Crunch at the Bell Centre.

Blake Geoffrion, 24, had successful surgery last night for treatment of a depressed skull fracture. His condition is stable and he remains at the intensive care unit at the hospital.

He is out indefinitely, and the medical staff is expecting a complete recovery from his injury.

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