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Canadiens Celebrate In Style

from Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette,

At the Bell Centre last night, a century less a year after the Canadiens’ historic first game, the encomiums - glowing, praiseful words, if your Latin is rusty - were still overwhelming.

Right through a needlessly nailbiting 4-3 shootout victory over the Boston Bruins.

It began hours earlier as a playoff-like atmosphere gripped Montreal well before the home opener of the Canadiens’ 100th season. This after the team had taken five of six possible points in three road games, then returned home to a city where hockey matters and all else is filler until the next game.

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