Jean Beliveau photo gallery: through the years from THN archive

Jean Beliveau was known for his skill, charm and leadership abilities on the ice for the Montreal Canadiens. But as important as hockey was to him, he was also very much a family man. Here’s a look at the off-ice man.

The hockey world is mourning the loss of hockey great Jean Beliveau today. He died Dec. 2 at age 83 after a lengthy illness. He are some of our favorite Beliveau images from The Hockey News archives.

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Jean in repose
Jean with baby
jean with child
Jean with boy
jean with equipment
Jean as captain
jean with kid players
jean with Hart and Rocket
Jean with Mortimer
jean older with family
jean with nancy greene
jean retiring
jean in prime
jean with Gretzky