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Do The Montreal Canadiens Need Quebecers On The Team?


Any casual sports fan would think that Montreal's hockey team is named the Canadiens because they are Canada’s team, or that they have fans all across Canada.  To be honest, only the last statement is true.

Les Habitants have always spelled Canadiens with an ‘E’ , so maybe that should give some the idea that the team itself doesn’t represent all of Canada. For now, the team represents all of Quebec, whether it be English or French, Catholic or Jewish.  I say for now, because even the most die hard fan of the Habs cannot wait for the return of the Quebec Nordiques. 

So understanding that the Montreal Canadiens are as ...

New Coaches, Schedule in the 'Q'

The question that had been hanging in the balance regarding the bench boss of the Chicoutimi Saguenéens was finally solved Wednesday morning, with the club announcing that they would be bringing back former interim Marc-Étienne Hubert in a full-time capacity as head coach of the Saguenay franchise.

Hubert has been in the organization well beyond his 6 years in the coaching staff.  His career as a hockey player began with the Sags before he wore the colours of Laval, Val-d’Or, Drummondville and Baie-Comeau, leading him to become a 9th round selection of the Phoenix Coyotes in 1996.

This means, of course, that former Montreal Ca...