Wednesday, December 3, 2014

One for Jean Beliveau

By Pascal Dennis

When I’m gone, let them say I was a team man.

There are athletes who transcend sport; whose grace, skill and commitment to the greater good, light the way for the rest of us.

I grew up watching Jean Beliveau play hockey. He was captain of the legendary Montreal Canadiens, winner of ten Stanley Cups, and above all, a gentleman, beloved by all.

They say he died Tuesday night.

I don’t have to believe it if I don’t want to.


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