We Are Canadiens — Nous Sommes Canadiens

December 10th, 2009 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
** This game review is published out-of-order due to a recent technical problem at Bleacher Report.  The issue has now been resolved. **

John from pickmyNHLteam.com is a die-hard baseball fan in search of a hockey team to support. His website is a video blog reviewing each NHL team and trying to gauge fan support. It has recently been featured on NHL.com and AOL Sports. John invited All Habs to contribute to the discussion on behalf of Montreal Canadiens' fans.

It is interesting how things work out. On the very evening that the Montreal Canadiens celebrate their 100th birthday, I am responding to an invitation to explain what it's like to be a a fan of the oldest and most storied franchise in all of hockey.

It's a daunting task. How do I encapsulate one hundred years of history?

Supporters of other teams may try to entice with statistics. If that's of interest, the Canadiens are without an equal. You may be told elsewhere about division or conference championships. We only count one thing in Montreal—Stanley Cups.

The 24 banners in the rafters of the Bell Centre all commemorate Stanley Cup championshi ...

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