Monday, December 29, 2008

Béliveau taken to a hospital

Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau has been hospitalized after falling ill on Monday.

Habs vice-president of communications Donald Beauchamp said relatives had confirmed reports Béliveau has taken ill, but did not have details on the severity of the ailment.

According to reports, the former Canadiens captain felt ill while attending the funeral of father Paul Aquin.

Béliveau played 18 seasons for the Habs and won 10 Stanley Cups before retiring in 1971.

More details to come.

Source : Habs Inside Out

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