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NHL pluses and minuses: Fans pay tribute to Jean Beliveau
NHL pluses and minuses: Fans pay tribute to Jean Beliveau

Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + It was fitting that the family of Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau, who died last week at 83, allowed fans to share the final public celebration of his life. Beliveau lay in state at the Bell Center on Sunday and Monday while admirers paid tribute to a man who brought skill and dignity to everything he did. The NHL trophies he won were on display — the Hart, Ross, Conn Smythe and Stanley Cup — along with a statue of him, and a spotlight was trained on his traditional seat a few rows behind the Canadiens' bench. His widow, Elise, daughter Helene, and granddaughters Mylene and...

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