The most popular hockey team in Canada

According to a poll done last year, Montreal Canadiens is the team with the most fans in Canada, with by far more fans than other popular teams like Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa senators, the Calgary Flames, and the Vancouver Canucks. One of the reasons is most likely that they do not have any rival team in the province, as is the case is in other districts, like Alberta and Ontario. This makes them extremely popular in their home province, but they also have a big fan base throughout all Canada.

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Montreal Canadiens are the most successful team in Canadian hockey history and have won The Stanley Cup not less that 24 times. Stanley Cup is the name of the hockey championship where teams in USA and Canada are battling out who is going to be the best team on the continent. It is the most prestigious hockey title in the world, especially since the different versions of the world cup in hockey are watered down versions of that title at best.Are you a hockey fan? Why not do your bachelor of business in Canada and get to see the best hockey the world has to offer?

Famous players from Montreal Canadiens

Some of the more well-known players from the Montreal Canadiens are Wayne Gretzky, Maurice “Rocket” Richard, Ken Dryden, Jacques Lemaire, Larry Robinson, Patrick Roy, Guy Lafleur, Serge Savard, Bob Gainey, Howie Morenz, Georges Vezina, Jacques Plante, Bernie Geoffrion, Dickie Moore, Yvan Cournoyer, Henri Richard och Doug Harvey. This year’s version of the team is coached by Michel Therrien, with Marc Bergevin as General Manager. Montreal Canadiens are one of the 6 team that have been part of the NHL since the start 1917, together with Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.