How Jean Béliveau helped launch my career

A nervous young McGill graduate found far more than he expected when he placed a call to the Montreal Forum, in the hope of reaching hockey legend Jean Béliveau.

Jean Béliveau funeral: Thousands bid Habs legend a final farewell

Thousands of people filled the pews inside Mary Queen of the World Cathedral in downtown Montreal Wednesday afternoon for the funeral of former Habs great Jean Béliveau.



Ronald Davidson, executive director of the Quebec Society for Disabled Children

Debra speaks to Ronald Davidson, the executive director of the Quebec Society for Disabled Children about Habs legend Jean Béliveau, who supported the organization.



Béliveau Funeral: Ken Dryden

Ken Dryden eulogizes his former teammate and roommate Jean Béliveau at his funeral in Montreal.

Jean Béliveau funeral: How to watch live on CBC

Jean Béliveau wore No. 4 for the Montreal Canadiens for 21 seasons and inspired players in every subsequent generation with his prowess on the ice and his gentlemanly nature everywhere else.

Jean Béliveau remembered by Thunder Bay sports historian

The executive director of the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame said she'll pause today to remember hockey great Jean Beliveau.

NHL: 4 Stories from Tuesday night

An organization renowned for its class presented a moving tribute to Jean Béliveau, the epitome of class, in Montreal on an evening when six Canadian teams took to the ice.

Canadiens set to honour Jean Béliveau in pre-game ceremony

The Canadiens will pay tribute to the late Jean Béliveau before tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks as Montreal plays at home for the first time since the death of its most revered former player.

Guy Lafleur pays homage to Jean Béliveau

Montreal Canadiens great Guy Lafleur paid his respects to the late Jean Béliveau at the during Monday’s visitation at the Bell Centre.


Jean Béliveau visitation at the Bell Centre welcomes thousands of fans

Members of the public were invited to pay tribute to former Montreal Canadiens captain Jean Béliveau at Montreal's Bell Centre Sunday and Monday. The famous hockey player died Dec. 2 at the age of 83.



Tribute for a Habs legend

Thousands came from far and wide to pay their respects to Jean Beliveau over the last two days.



Jean Béliveau visitation at Bell Centre

As many as 50,000 members of the public are expected to gather to pay their respects to former Montreal Canadiens captain Jean Béliveau at Montreal's Bell Centre



3-year-old aces Béliveau quiz

Toddler answers father's questions on Jean Béliveau (in French).


Jean Béliveau visitation begins at the Bell Centre

Members of the public are invited to pay tribute to former Montreal Canadiens captain Jean Béliveau at Montreal's Bell Centre Sunday and Monday. The famous hockey player died Dec. 2 at the age of 83.
In Depth

Jean Béliveau: The torch passes

With the death this week of the great Jean Béliveau, the Montreal Canadiens lost the oldest and most revered link in a chain of legendary players that began with the late Howie Morenz and Maurice Richard. Who will carry the flame now?

December 7, 2014 - Jean Beliveau

Remembering Jean Beliveau: He was a hockey player in a class of his own, loved not only for his skill on the ice, but for his presence and grace off the ice. What are your thoughts on his passing?

Montreal police officers to ditch camo pants for Jean Béliveau funeral

Montreal police officers will put their camouflage pants of protest aside for the funeral of beloved Habs hockey legend Jean Béliveau.
Point of View

How Jean Beliveau lit the way for a boy in Hay River, N.W.T.

CBC broadcaster David Gutnick recalls his early childhood in a remote village in the Northwest Territories - and how Jean Beliveau brightened dark winter days and lit up his imagination. The former Montreal Canadiens star died this week at age 83.

Rick Salutin remembers Jean Beliveau

Hockey great Jean Beliveau died this week at 83. Toronto Star columnist Rick Salutin met Beliveau as he was writing Les Canadiens, a play featuring a monologue read by Beliveau's character. Salutin shares his memories of Beliveau and reads that monologue.

Dick Irvin picks Jean Béliveau as greatest Canadiens player

When asked legendary broadcaster Dick Irvin to pick his greatest Habs players, he went with the classiest player he’s ever seen — Jean Béliveau.

Jean Béliveau, NHL legend, remembered as true gentleman

Fans, players and hockey pundits take to social media to extend their condolences, and honour a man that everyone fondly remembers as a genuine hockey gentleman — Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau.

Jean Béliveau, beloved Canadiens hockey legend, dead at 83

Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau has passed away at the age of 83, the NHL team announced Tuesday night.
Your voice

Fans share their Jean Béliveau stories

From listing his home number in the phone book to responding personally to all correspondences, Jean Béliveau was a class act with fans.



Le Gros Bill​: An appreciation from an ex-PM

Brian Mulroney offered Jean Béliveau a Senate seat but was turned down. Family was more important to the hockey legend

Jean Béliveau: Le Gros Bill

Relive the life and career of Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau, who has died at the age of 83, in our photo gallery.