The Canadiens salute loyal fans' peaceful celebrations
MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens deeply regret the acts of vandalism and the wrongdoings of a few isolated groups of individuals that took place in the downtown area late Monday night following the Canadiens 5-0 win over the Boston Bruins.
“The Canadiens success in the playoffs brings exhilarating moments and an outpouring of emotions and we are grateful to our fans for their tremendous support. “We wish for celebrations to take place in the traditional spirit of happiness and respect of our sport that brings us together,” said Montreal Canadiens President Pierre Boivin. “We ask our fans to show the same public-spiritedness as they do in the Bell Centre.”