8/31/1931 - 12/2/2014
NHL Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Jean Beliveau
MONTREAL (AP) — It is hard to imagine a classier hockey player, on and off the ice, than Jean Beliveau.
A supremely skilled center who spent 18 full seasons and parts of two others with Montreal, Beliveau was also a popular ambassador for the sport. He scored 507 goals, won 10 Stanley Cups and was captain for 10 seasons before his retirement in 1971. He then moved seamlessly into an executive position with the club.
Beliveau was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1972. He won...