Friday, September 11, 2009

Hockey Great Beliveau Goes To Outer Space - Kind Of

Prime Minister Harper pays tribute to Jean Béliveau

From The Canadian Press:

LONGUEUIL,Que. — Hockey legend Jean Beliveau is being beamed up to outer space.

Well, sort of. The former Montreal Canadiens star will be hooked up through a video link to chat with one of his biggest fans - Canadian astronaut Bob Thirsk - aboard the International Space Station.

The event next Monday is being billed by the Canadian Space Agency as a special conversation between the 56-year-old Thirsk and his idol.

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Update: Jean Beliveau to have outer-space chat with Thirsk -- CTV

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