On This Date in Sports February 11, 1971: Beliveau 500

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Jean Beliveau of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the fourth player in NHL history to score 500 goals as he nets a hat trick in a 6-2 win over the Minnesota North Stars at the Montreal Forum. It is the 18th and final hat trick of Beliveau’s Hall of Fame career. Beliveau would retire following the season, ending his 18-year career with the Canadiens with 507 goals.

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