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Don Cherry has highest praise for the late Jean Béliveau

Hockey Night in Canada commentator Don Cherry opened up on social media about his memories and thoughts concerning the late Montreal Canadiens icon Jean Béliveau.

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Don Cherry remembers Jean Béliveau as one of the classiest NHLers to ever play the game. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press)

Don Cherry took to Twitter to share his memories of the late Jean Béliveau. In his first public comments about No. 4's recent passing, the iconic sports broadcaster recalled Béliveau's class. 

According to Cherry, Béliveau's class extended far beyond the ice. Who would Don send to represent Canada at the United Nations? None other than Mr. Béliveau. 

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