Tag Archives: Jean Beliveau

Requiem For A Role Model

Jean Beliveau died yesterday; December 2, 2014. A year ago my son Adam and I were watching an NHL game together. He turned to me and asked, “Who’s your favourite player , Dad?” I didn’t hesitate. It wasn’t even close. … Continue reading

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A Steadfast Hab-it

You may not bow down and be a true believer, but I am. At the altar of the Montreal Canadiens, I mean. The spirit descended on me in 1962 and I have not felt a moment of doubt ever since. … Continue reading

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Vive le Quebec

In the end it did take a brain surgeon. To beat back the separatists, I mean. And it looks like I’ll be able to continue feeding my love of poutine and smoked meat without having to support a foreign, hostile … Continue reading

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