Top 10 - Best nicknames in Habs history
Yvan “The Roadrunner” Cournoyer

If you’ve ever seen any of the Looney Toons Roadrunner cartoons, you know the eponymous speedy bird is famous for being un-catchable, leaving opponents in his dust and dropping the occasional anvil on his enemies. Yvan Cournoyer shared all the same traits – minus the anvil dropping – and so it seemed only natural that his fast-as-lightning skating and small stature led to the Conn Smythe winning forward forever being known as The Roadrunner.