Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau was hospitalized Monday after having suffered a stroke.
The brief Canadiens’ release:
MONTREAL (February 28, 2012) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that Jean Béliveau suffered a stroke on Monday evening and was admitted to the hospital.
Now 80 years old, Mr. Béliveau is currently undergoing active investigation and treatments. As of today and for the duration of his convalescence Mr. Béliveau humbly asks everyone to respect his privacy and that of his family.
We’ll keep readers posted, and we’ll ask that you all keep Le Gros Bill in your thoughts and prayers.