| 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
180 lb (82 kg)
|Teams|| Montreal Wanderers|
|Born|| August 3, 1896,|
Holyoke, MA, USA
|Died|| September 8 1981 (aged 85),|
Brooklyn, NY, USA
|Pro Career||1917 – 1927|
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Silver||1920 Antwerp||Team competition|
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 Olympics in Antwerp. In spite of this professional obstacle, he was nevertheless allowed to play in the Olympic Games. He was also a reserve player in the 1924 Olympics.
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 active player from the Wanderers roster.
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