12/03/2014 09:41 EST | Updated 02/02/2015 05:59 EST

Jean Béliveau: Le Gros Bill

Jean Béliveau, a 10-time winner of the Stanley Cup as a player and one of hockey's most beloved icons, is dead at the age of 83, the Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday night.

Relive the brilliant life and career of the gentleman they called Le Gros Bill (after a Quebec folk hero) in the photo gallery above.