(AP Photo/File)
(AP Photo/File)

A Canadian hockey legend is dead at 83.

FOX News Radio's Steve Rappoport has the details: 

Jean Beliveau's name appears on the Stanley Cup a record 17 times, winning 10 titles playing center for the Montreal Canadiens; and earning seven more as a team executive.

(AP Photo/File)
(AP Photo/File)

A star in Quebec's Senior Hockey League, the Habs wanted Beliveau so badly, they bought the entire league to acquire him. In 1971, Beliveau became the fourth player in NHL history to score 500 career goals.

(Clip Courtesy Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) "There's Roberto. To Beliveau. Beliveau! He scores!"

Courtesy Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Beliveau was inducted into the Hall of the Fame a year later. Other highlights of Beliveau's two-decade career include one scoring title, and two MVP awards.

(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes, File)
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes, File)

Jean Beliveau was 83-years-old. 

Steve Rappoport, FOX News Radio.