NHL mourns legend Jean Beliveau after he passes away aged 83

Jean Beliveau won 17 Stanley Cups as a player and coach of the Montreal Canadiens (©GettyImages)

NHL update

First we start with some sad NHL news. It has been reported that Hall of Famer Jean Beliveau has died at the age of 83. The hockey legend won the Stanley Cup 17 times as player and coach of the Montreal Canadiens. 

"Like millions of hockey fans who followed the life and the career of Jean Beliveau, the Canadiens today mourn the passing of a man whose contribution to the development of our sport and our society was unmeasurable," team owner Geoff Molson said in a statement posted on the Montreal Canadiens' website.

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