August 3, 1896|
Holyoke, MA, USA
|Died||September 8, 1981
Brooklyn, NY, USA
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Montreal Wanderers
|National team||United States|
Geran was the first player from the United States to make the NHL, starting with the Montreal Wanderers in the NHL's inaugural season, 1917–18. He played in four of the Wanderers' six games. After the fire that burned down the Wanderers' arena, the team was disbanded. On April 29, 1920 he won a silver medal with the (11-member) U.S. ice hockey team at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. In spite of this professional obstacle, he was nevertheless allowed to play in the Olympic Games. Geran didn't play in the NHL again until he suited up for the Boston Bruins for 33 games in 1925–26. In 37 career NHL games, he scored 5 goals and six points. Upon his retirement from the NHL, he was the last surviving former player of the Montreal Wanderers roster.
- Gerry Geran's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Gerry Geran's biography at Legends of Hockey
- "Gerry Geran". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2013-02-04.
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