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20 April 2008

NHL: Hab Facts

Posted in: Did You Know?,Pro Hockey,Uncategorized — admin @ 11:24 pm

National Hockey League

Why are the Montreal Canadians called the “Habs”?

Habs is an abbreviation for “Les Habitants”, the name given
to settlers of New-France, the region in North America colonized
by the French in the 1600′s. At it’s peak, the region extended
from Northern Canada all the way to Louisiana. Founded in 1907,
the Montreal Canadiens were originally marketed as a
French-Canadian hockey team.

What does CH stand for on their LOGO?

The “CH” logo stands for “Club de Hockey Canadien”.

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