Guy Lafleur in the state: Hundreds of admirers lined up at the Bell Center

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Legendary Guy Lafleur rests in the state today and Monday at the Bell Center in Montreal.

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The public may pay homage from 12 pm to 8 pm Sunday and from 10:30 am to 3 pm Monday.

Among the guests, the Premier of Quebec François Legault, who came to offer his condolences to the family of Guy Lafleur.

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Then Mr. delivered a tribute. Legault in front of the cameras.

The whole of Quebec is mourning for Guy Lafleur. It brings back incredible memories, those that had the chance to see him play. During those times, we won five Stanley Cups, we are proud of. It brings it all together, Anglophone, Francophone, everyone is behind Guy Lafleur. Everyone is proud that Guy Lafleur is a little guy from the area, who became the best player in the National Leaguesaid the Prime Minister.

Although Mr. did not have the opportunity. Legault to meet Guy Lafleur, in his own words, he still has a lot of admiration for Blond Demon’s career, both on the ice and off it.

I was glad to see that some Quebecers came to say thank you for all the little fun we experienced on Wednesday and Saturday nights, game nights to see him go right.he recalled.

From 9 am Sunday, many people, including from Moncton, Vancouver and Toronto, traveled to Montreal to say goodbye to their hero.

A supporter of Guy Lafleur.

I came to pay my respects to Mr. Guy Lafleur, who is my idol. From the first day I started playing hockey, Guy Lafleur was the player, my player [préféré]. I’m 58, I still play hockey, and sometimes I still think I’m himsaid Yves Martineau, an admirer of the hockey player in the queue.

For its part, a group from Acadia traveled ten hours to attend the event. We took off yesterday and we had to sleep at the hotel. […] We thought that was important. We’re old Guy Lafleur fans and we know it’s emotions we don’t like [manquer]said one of them.

Many admirers brought souvenirs, such as jerseys and photographs, signed by Guy Lafleur.

An image of Guy Lafleur is projected at the Bell Center ice rink.

The Lafleur family wanted to organize Guy Lafleur’s image recognition ceremonies: simple and accessible.

A state funeral will be held beginning at 11 a.m. at Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral on Tuesday, May 3rd.

ang blonde and demon died April 22, at age 70, of lung cancer.

Source: Radio-Canada

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