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from the Montreal Gazette:

Ken Dryden never showed much emotion as a player, but he admitted to being a tad misty-eyed as he hugged his family and watched his No. 29 hoisted to the rafters at the Bell Centre last night.
“It was a special moment and they’re a part of my life,” said Dryden, whose number was retired prior to last night’s game between the Canadiens and Ottawa Senators.
“I knew what the events of the night would be, but I didn’t know what the reactions from the fans would be, and I didn’t know what my reaction would be,” he said. “As I walked from the dressing room, I couldn’t see because the arena was dark, but I could certainly hear the arena.



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