The Montreal Canadiens indirectly stood in the way of the 67 expansion.
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10-21-2013, 09:56 PM
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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.
, Jean had to play for the Canadiens.
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