Saturday, October 10, 2009

Street In Front Of Bell Centre Renamed After Habs

A Montreal city worker adds a new sign renaming part of de la Gauchetière St. to Avenue des Canadiens in honour of the Habs. Photograph by: Peter McCabe, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Stretch of de la Gauchetière St. becomes Avenue des Canadiens de Montreal

MONTREAL – The most storied hockey team on Earth has a new address.

As a Montreal blue-collar worker hovered in a cherry picker in a steady downpour, representatives of the city, the Canadiens hockey organization and former Habs player Réjean Houle unveiled a new street marker, proclaiming that a stretch of de la Gauchetière St. will now be known as Avenue des Canadiens de Montreal.

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My Comment: "Of course" they decided to leave out the English version .... "Montreal Canadiens Avenue".

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