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Grand moments

October 11th, 1961
BELIVEAU: BORN TO LEAD
On October 11, 1961, a new era begins for the Canadiens. With the departure of Doug Harvey to the Rangers, Jean Béliveau is voted to succeed him as captain by his teammates. Béliveau would proudly wear the “C” for 10 seasons, the longest tenure in team history and a stretch during which he would lead the Canadiens to five Stanley Cup titles.