Fast facts

League: Eastern Conference Atlantic Division

Team: Montreal Canadiens

Head Coach: Michel Therrien

Team Mascot: Youppi!

Year Opened: 1996

Capacity: 21273

City / State: Montreal / Quebec

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Canadiens vs Bruins

Rival Team: Boston Bruins

The Canadiens-Bruins rivalry is one of the best in not only the NHL but all of sports. These two Original Six franchises have been battling each other since 1926 and have squared off more than any other NHL teams. Boston and Montreal have met in seven Stanley Cup Finals with the Habs winning the most recent one in 1978 four games to two. Don’t miss it when the Bruins come to town as you’ll be in for a treat as everyone in the arena brings their A game when Boston visits.

Canadiens vs Maple Leafs

Rival Team: Toronto Maple Leafs

The rivalry between the Canadiens and Maple Leafs extends beyond the ice and is a reflection of the rivalry between Montreal and Toronto. The two teams are the most decorated in the NHL having won 24 and 13 Stanley Cups respectively. They have also met in the Stanley Cup Finals five times over the years with their most recent clash taking place in 1967. There is always a lot at stake when these two get together, so make sure to be in attendance for the hotly contested Canadiens-Maple Leafs games.

Canadiens vs Senators

Rival Team: Ottawa Senators

The Canadiens and Senators rivalry dates back to the original Ottawa Senators franchise that existed from 1917 to 1934. The rivalry was dormant for several decades, however, in 1992 the Sens were reborn and so was the fierce rivalry between these two. The Habs and reincarnated Sens squared off in their first postseason series in 2013, which was won by the underdog Sens four games to one. A couple of years later, the Habs got their revenge beating the Sens four games to two in the first round of the 2015 playoffs. These two always put on a show when they meet, so don’t miss your chance to see a Habs-Sens game.

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Fast facts

League: Eastern Conference Atlantic Division

Team: Montreal Canadiens

Head Coach: Michel Therrien

Team Mascot: Youppi!

Year Opened: 1996

Capacity: 21273

City / State: Montreal / Quebec