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Canadiens Legend Guy Lafleur Laid to Rest

Mourners including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Quebec Premier Francois Legault, and current and former members of the Montreal Canadiens, gather to remember the legendary Habs player.

A national funeral was held today for Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur. 

During the service, which was in Montreal, teammate Larry Robinson remembered Lafleur as someone who not only played each game to the fullest, but who lived life that way as well. 

Other attendees included Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Quebec Premier Francois Legault, and Canadiens President Geoff Molson. 

Barricades blocking the streets outside the church were lined by fans, many wearing his number 10 jersey.

As the casket, which was draped in the team's flag, was removed from the hearse, fans starting chanting "Guy! Guy! Guy!"

Lafleur died at the age of 70 on April 22nd after a bout with lung cancer. 

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