Ex-Canadiens' Jean Beliveau has stroke

Updated: February 28, 2012, 5:49 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Montreal Canadiens great Jean Beliveau had a stroke for the second time in two years and is being treated at a hospital.

The 80-year-old Hall of Famer was stricken Monday night and is "undergoing active investigation and treatments" in Montreal, the Canadiens said Tuesday. Team spokesman Donald Beauchamp said the family requested privacy.

"Mr. Beliveau is a great Canadian and a remarkable ambassador for our national sport," Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in ...

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