Jean Béliveau, dead at 83

Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau passed away at the age of 83 on Tuesday night, the team announced.

He earned the nickname Le Gros Bill​.

  • eMan14

    A classy man. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.

  • David

    He won ten, count em, ten Stanley Cups.

    • Man the Habs were a force.

    • eMan14

      Including 7 more working in management.

  • Edubeat

    He would call out plays to his wingers in French (notably the Rocket) when taking faceoffs, Of course the unilingual Leafs had no idea what he was saying. Il lance, de but!