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Geale, Bob (1962- )
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Portland Winter Hawks 1979-82 and Baltimore Skipjacks 1982-86 (also one game for Pittsburgh Penguins in 1984-85).
Gear.com [web site]
Hockey merchandise site based in the USA.
Gebei, Peter (1976- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Gee, George (- )
Club Career : Played for Detroit Red Wings.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1950.
Geel Griffoens
Geel, Belgium. Founded in 1981.
Home ice : 
Team colours : 
Honours :
Won the Belgian Cup in 1990.
Geffen, Gerald 'Shorty' (- )
Forward. Started playing ice hockey in 1944 with the Johannesburg Mohawks and played there for three seasons. In 1947 he was one of the founders of the Wolves Club. In 1952 he went to Canada where he played three years in Toronto. He was chosen for Transvaal in 1956 and captained the province in all the games he participated in until 1966. He was one of the leading goalscorers in his country. President of the South African Ice Hockey Association 1964-66.
International Career : Played for and captained South Africa in the 1961 and 1966 World Championships.
Geffroy, Thibault (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the 2005 World Championship Division I (Group B).
Medals :Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2005.
Geldart, Gary (1950- )
Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Hamilton Red Wings 1968-69, Hamilton Red Wings & London Knights 1969-70, Minnesota North Stars & Cleveland Barons 1970-71, Cleveland Barons 1971-73, Nova Scotia Voyageurs 1973-76 and New Haven Nighthawks 1976-78.
Honours : AHL All-Star Second Team 1977.
Gelinas, Martin (1970- )
Born in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada. Left-wing. Los Angeles Kings 1st pick (7th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1988-89. Played for Canada in the 1998 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Hull Olympiques 1987-88, Hull Olympiques & Edmonton Oilers 1988-89, Edmonton Oilers 1989-93, Quebec Nordiques & Vancouver Canucks 1993-94, Vancouver Canucks 1994-97, Vancouver Canucks & Carolina Hurricanes 1997-98, Carolina Hurricanes 1998-02 and Calgary Flames 2002- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1990.
Honours : Won the George Parsons Trophy in 1988.
QMJHL All-Star First Team 1988.
Gendron, Dennis 'Red' (1958- )
Born in Berlin, New Hampshire, USA. New Jersey Devils scout 2000-02.
International Career : Coached USA (Junior) 1992-93 & 2000-02 (assistant).
Club Career : Coached New Jersey Devils 1994-96 (assistant), Albany River Rats 1996-00 (assistant) and Albany River Rats 2002-04 (replaced as head coach 17th February 2004).
Gendron, Jean-Guy (1934- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Providence Reds 1954-55, New York Rangers 1955-58, Boston Bruins 1958-60, Boston Bruins & Montreal Canadiens 1960-61, New York Rangers 1961-62, Boston Bruins 1962-63, Boston Bruins & Providence Reds 1963-64, Quebec Aces 1964-67, Philadelphia Flyers & Quebec Aces 1967-68, Philadelphia Flyers 1968-72 and Quebec Nordiques 1972-74.
Honours :
Coach at the WHA All-Star Game 1976.
Gendron, Martin (1974- )
Born in Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1992-93 and 1993-94. Played for Team Canada 1993-94.
Club Career : Played for St Hyacinthe Laser 1990-92, St Hyacinthe Laser & Baltimore Skipjacks 1992-93, Hull Olympiques & Team Canada 1993-94, Washington Capitals & Portland Pirates 1994-96, Las Vagas Thunder 1996-97, Chicago Blackhawks & Indianapolis Ice & Milwaukee Admirals & Fredericton Canadiens 1997-98 and Fredericton Canadiens 1998- .
Honours : QMJHL All-Star First Team 1992.
QMJHL All-Star Second Team 1993
General Motors Place
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Built in 1993.
Home ice for : Vancouver Canucks
Capacity : 18,422
Ice pad size : 
Genčve-Servette HC [web site]
Geneva, Switzerland. Known as GSHC. Play in the Swiss Hockey League.
Home ice : Patinoire des Vernets
Team colours :
 red, white & gold
Head coach : Chris McSorley 2001- 
Geng, Hua (1969- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for China in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Gentofte (IC Gentofte)
Copenhagen, Denmark.
Home ice : 
Team colours :
 
Geoffrion, Bernie 'Boom Boom' (1931-2006)
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
Club Career (playing) :
Played for Montreal Canadiens 1951-64 and New York Rangers 1966-68. 
Club Career (coaching) : Coached Quebec Aces 1964-66.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 & 1960.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1972 (player).
Won the Art Ross Trophy in 1955 & 1961.
Won the Hart Memorial Trophy in 1961.
NHL All-Star First Team right-wing 1960-61.
NHL All-Star Second Team right-wing 1954-55 and 1959-60.
His number 5 jersey has been retired by Montreal Canadiens.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 5 
George, Daniel (1981- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Australia in the 2002-04 (Division II) World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Adelaide Avalanche.
Medals : Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2004.
George, Justin 'Sky' (1969- )
Born in Canada.
Club Career : Played for Sheffield Steelers & Solihull Barons 1995-96.
George H Wilkinson Trophy

An annual award, presented to the IHL regular season leading points scorer, between 1946-47 and 1959-60. From 1960-61 the trophy awarded to the leading points scorer was known as the Leo P Lamoureux Memorial Trophy.
George Parsons Trophy

Awarded to the Most Sportsmanlike Player in the Memorial Cup.
George T Richardson Memorial Trophy
Awarded for the Eastern Canada Junior championship.
Georges Vezina Arena
Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada.
Home ice for : Chicoutimi Saguenéens
Capacity :
Ice pad size :
 
Georgian Bay Senior Hockey League
Operated 1978-80. Referred to as the GBSHL.
Georgii, Hans (1889-1970)
Born in Sweden. The first "documented" Swedish ice hockey player. Georgii started his career as a bandy player at AIK (Stockholm) in 1909.  In 1911 he moved to Berlin to study.  He joined Eislaufverein Berlin to play ice hockey and joined Berliner SC in December that year. He became one of the most famous players on the team, always wearing a white scarf during the games. He left Germany for Sweden when the World War started in 1914. At the time he was ranked as one of the best ice hockey players in Europe. Georgii also represented Sweden at the 1913 IIHF congress in St Moritz.
International Career : Played 21 games for Germany between 1912 and 1914.
Club Career : Berliner SC.
Medals : Won the German Championship (twice).
Won the Austrian Championship (twice).
Won the International League in 1912 and 1913.
Geran, George (1895- ) 
Born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1920 & 1924 Olympics and the 1920 World Championship.
Club Career : Played for Boston AAA 1919-20.
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 1920 & 1924.
Gerard, Eddie (1890-1937)
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Played both forward and defence.
Club Career :
Played for Ottawa Senators 1913-23 (also one play-off game for Toronto St Patricks in 1922). Coached Ottawa Senators 1917-18, Montreal Canadiens 1923-24, Montreal Maroons 1924-29, New York Americans 1930-32, Montreal Maroons 1932-34 and St Louis Eagles 1934-35.
Medals :
Won the Stanley Cup in 1920, 1921, 1922 & 1923.
Honours :
Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1945.
Gerbeau, Pierre-Yves 'PY' (1966- )
Born in France. Forward. Well known as the man who tried to make a success of the Millenium Dome after the critics had slammed the project (friends of the A to Z Editor who actually visited the Dome during its planned one year of operation thought that it was very good - so much for critics!). The Dome was due to be converted into an arena complex with hockey facilities to be used by the London Knights.
International Career :
Played for France in the 1989 World Championship Pool B.
Medals : Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1989.
Gerber, Martin (1974- )
Born in Bergdorf, Switzerland. Netminder. Anaheim Mighty Ducks 10th pick (232nd overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for Färjestads BK 2001-02, Anaheim Mighty Ducks & Cincinnati Mighty Ducks (one game) 2002-03, Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2003-04 and Carolina Hurricanes 2004- .
Gerber, Sören (- )
Club Career : Played for Vojens IK
Honours : Denmark Player of the Year in 1997.
Gergely, András (1915- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1936 Olympics.
Gergely, László (1915- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1936 Olympics.
German Championship

First contested in 1912. Prior to 1981 there were no play-offs for the German Championship and therefore the winner of the league was the German Champion. The championship wasn't contested/finished for the years 1915-1919, 1942-43 and 1945-46 due to the two World Wars. Between 1945 and 1990 the GDR (East Germany) held its own championship and the details for those years shown via the "Winners" link above, refer to the West-German championships. In 1981 the play-off-system was introduced.
i. Play-offs
Between 1981 and 1984 the format was : Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Final, all best-of-3 series.
ii. Play-offs post DEL : 1994-95 format

The top 16 teams in the DEL played up to four rounds : 1st and 2nd rounds in best-of-7 games (2-2-1-1-1), the Semi-finals and Final were best-of-5 games (1-1-1-1-1).
iii. Play-offs post DEL : 1995-96 format
The top 16 teams in the DEL played up to four rounds, all rounds best-of-5 games. The 1st round (1-2-2) with home-ice for the better team in the 1st, 4th and 5th game. The 2nd, Semi-final and Final rounds saw home-ice-advantage changing with every game, starting in the "better placed" team after the regular season.
iv. Play-offs post DEL : 1996-98 format
The Championship Group of the DEL were joined by the top two teams from the DEL Qualification Group (total of 8 teams). The seeded first round saw the DEL winners play the Qualification Group team in runner-up spot, the runner-up in the DEL played the winner of the Qualification Group, 3rd in the DEL played 6th in the DEL and 4th in the DEL played 5th in the DEL. Winners advanced to the Semi-finals and Semi-finals winners contested the Final. All rounds were best of five.
v. Play-offs post DEL : 1998-to date format
The top 8 teams in the DEL play through best-of-5 game Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Final.
vi.
Play-downs
The 1996-98 format : the bottom eight teams of the DEL Qualification Group played a best of seven seeded first round with 9th in the DEL playing 16th in the DEL, 10th playing 15th and so on.  The four losers of these matches played a best of five series with the two losing teams playing the top two teams from the German First League.  The two winning teams played in the DEL the following season.
German Elite League
See DEL
German Ice Hockey Federation
See Deutsche Eishockey-Bund
German Ice Hockey Hall of Fame
See Hall of Fame - German
German League
See Bundesliga
German Player of the Year Trophy
German Women's Hockey [web site - in German]
Details of the German Women's national team, women's ice hockey leagues, tournaments and statistics.
Germany - Men's National Team
See Germany
Gernander, Ken (1969- )
Born in Coleraine, Minnesota, USA. Right-wing. Winnipeg Jets 4th pick (96th overall) in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He scored 624 points (293+331) in 973 career American Hockey League games. 
Club Career (playing) : Played for Fort Wayne Komets & Moncton Hawks 1991-92, Moncton Hawks 1992-94, Binghamton Rangers 1994-95, Binghamton Rangers & New York Rangers 1995-97, Hartford Wolf Pack 1997-03, Hartford Wolf Pack & New York Rangers 2003-04 and Hartford Wolf Pack 2004-05.
Club Career (coaching) : Coached Hartford Wolf Pack (assistant) 2005- .
Medals :
Won the American Hockey League Southern Division 1994-95 (player).
Won the American Hockey League 1999-00 (player).
Won the Calder Cup in 2000 (player).
Honours :
Won the Fred Hunt Memorial Trophy 1995-96 & 2003-04.
Captain of Binghamton Rangers 1995-97 and Hartford Wolf Pack 1997-05.
Geromini, Albert (- ) 
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Switzerland in the 1934 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for HC Davos 1933-34.
Gerosa, Augusto (1909- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for Italy in the 1936 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for HC Milano.
Geroux, Eddie (- )
Club Career : Played for Kenora Thistles.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1907.
Gerrish, Tim (- )
International Career : Coached USA (Women) in the 2001 World Championships (Women) (assistant).
Medals : Won World Championship (Women) silver in 2001 (assistant coach).
Geru, Catalin (1968- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for Romania in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Club Career : Played for Steua Bucarest.
Gervais, Marc (- )
Club Career : Played for Villard-de-Lans 1987-88.
Honours : Won the Charles Ramsey Trophy in 1987-88.
Won the Raymond Dewas Trophy in 1987-88.
Geshakov, Velko (1986- )
Born in Bulgaria. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Bulgaria (Junior) 2000-04. 
Club Career : Played for Slavia Sofia and Iceberg Sofia.
Get the Gate
A phrase meaning that a player has just been called for a penalty by the referee.
Getliffe, Ray (- )
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1939 & 1944.
Getzlaf, Ryan (1985- )
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Centre. Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1st pick (19th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 2003-05.
Club Career : Played for Calgary Hitmen 2001-04, Calgary Hitmen & Cincinnati Mighty Ducks 2004-05, Portland Pirates & Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2005-06 and Anaheim Ducks 2006- .
Medals : Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior) gold in 2004-05.
Won the Stanley Cup in 2007.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 15 51

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