The Players React to Jean Beliveau’s Passing
The players share their memories, condolences, and thoughts on social media following the passing of Jean Beliveau.
On Tuesday, the hockey world lost one of its most beloved and revered figures with the passing of Jean Beliveau at the age of 83. The former Montreal Canadiens great will forever be remembered as one of the sport’s most legendary players both on and off the ice. When the news broke, players began sharing their memories, condolences, and thoughts on the man whom players of all ages have always looked up to.
Triste journée pour le hockey. Jean Béliveau est l'exemple parfait à suivre pour un athlète. Quelle classe. RIP Mr. Jean Béliveau— Danny Briere (@@DannyBriere48) December 3, 2014
The staff & players of the NHLPA join in grieving the loss of Jean Beliveau. His impact on the hockey world will never be forgotten.— NHLPA (@@NHLPA) December 3, 2014
Sad day in the hockey world with the passing of a Mtl legend Mr. Jean Beliveau. He was a role model, idol and the definition of class #RIP— josh gorges (@@jgorges26) December 3, 2014
A true legend has passed away. Honoured to say I wore the same colours as the man.. Condolences to the Beliveau family— Brandon Prust (@@BrandonPrust8) December 3, 2014
Difficile d'apprendre le décès d'une grande légende . Mes sympathies à l'entourage de M. Béliveau . Repose en paix— Jonathan Huberdeau (@@JonnyHuby11) December 3, 2014
Very sad to hear about Jean Béliveau! The sparkle is my grandfather's eyes when he was talking about him was always very special!— David Perron (@@DP_57) December 3, 2014
Rip jean Beliveau an inspiration to fans and hockey players everywhere!— jason demers (@@jasondemers5) December 3, 2014
Very sad to hear of the passing of Jean Beliveau. Very honored to have spent time with him. My thoughts and Prayers to his family. Class act— Brian Gionta (@@Giostyle21) December 3, 2014