|Born:||August 18, 1962||Draft:||Undrafted Bruins 1983|
|Known For:||Stanley Cup||Shoots:||Left|
Geoffrey Lawton Courtnall (born August 18, 1962) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and coach who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1983 to 2000 most notably with the Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, and St. Louis Blues.
Courtnall started his career with the Boston Bruins after being signed as an undrafted free agent in 1983. He has appeared in two Stanley Cup Finals, once in 1983 where he won a Stanley Cup with the Capitals and a second time with the Canucks in 1994 where he and his teammates lost to the New York Rangers after making it all the way to Game 7. He also played with his brother Russ that same year.
After his NHL career ended, he became the head coach of the Victoria Grizzlies of the BCHL as well as the University of Victoria Vikes of the BCIHL.
Geoff Courtnall Statistics
- The Best Undrafted Players in NHL History
- Victoria Royals Records Dominated By ‘Big 3’
- Vancouver Canucks’ Successful History With Undrafted Players
- Vancouver Canucks’ Best & Worst Trades All-Time
- BCHL Victoria Grizzlies (Head Coach) 2007-2009
- WHL Champion with the Victoria Cougars (1981)
- Stanley Cup Champion with the Boston Bruins (1988)
- World Championship Silver Medal (1991)
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