Saturday, September 19, 2009
The Montreal Canadien's Training Camp Is Open
Rabid Canadiens fans are flocking to the Brossard training facility for a close look at the revamped team.
MONTREAL – A Canadiens cellphone holder on her belt, a Canadiens handbag over her shoulder and her toenails painted red, white and blue, Stéphanie St-Onge leans over the metal grate holding fans back outside the Habs' training facility and screams: "Someone's coming! Someone's coming!"
It's Wednesday afternoon and she and about a dozen other diehard fans have already been waiting nearly an hour and a half to get a glimpse of the players, new and old, up close and personal, before the first game of the preseason.
And the garage door is finally opening.
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