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A look at Montreal Canadiens great Jean Beliveau

MONTREAL (AP) — A quick look at Montreal Canadiens great Jean Beliveau, who died Tuesday at 83:

Born: Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Aug. 31, 1931.

Stanley Cups: 10 (1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971).

All-Star game appearances: 13 (1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969).

Awards: Art Ross Trophy for most points (1956), Hart Trophy as NHL MVP (1956, 1964), Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP (1965).

Career stats: 507 goals and 712 assists for 1,219 points in 1,125 games.

More about Beliveau: His No. 4 was retired by the Canadiens in 1971. … He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1972. … His name is engraved on the Stanley Cup a record 17 times, counting the seven titles Montreal won while he was an executive.

Personal: Married wife Elise Couture in 1953 and the couple had one daughter, Helene.

Quote: “I always enjoyed the playoffs. I enjoyed playing in it. Everybody, not only the players, but management, the fans, maybe the press, everybody is so much more nervous. So I enjoyed every game.”

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