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10-21-2013, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Pi View Post
It is pretty amazing how the league allowed all of this to happen. Oh well, it's all in the past.

Didn't Selke try to force Beliveau to sign the C-form? They still pretty much forced Beliveau to play with the Habs.
They did not force him.

The story is much cuter.

The Canadiens had his professional rights.

Jean played in a semi pro league after his junior.

The Canadiens bought the entire league and turned it into a pro league.

Et voilą, Jean had to play for the Canadiens.

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