Montreal Canadiens Tickets
Les Canadiens de Montréal! One of the best hockey teams in the NHL! Not as a matter of opinion, but fact. They have won 24 championships as of 2014, if that does not impress you, that is 25% of all Stanley Cups! There is a good chance that when you go to a Montreal Canadiens game, you won't be disappointed by a lose. Watch out for some of the best rival teams that Centre Bell hosts such as New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames and many other NHL hockey teams. Check with Tickets.ca for Montreal Canadiens Tickets, Montreal Canadiens 2015/2016 Season Schedule, Discounted Habs tickets, Centre Bell Seating Maps/Charts, and more!
Montreal Canadiens Ticket Information
Founded: December 4, 1909
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Stadium/Arena: Bell Centre (Centre Bell)
Team Captain: Brian Gionta
Rivals: Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators
Division Titles: 22 (1927–28, 1928–29, 1930–31, 1931–32, 1936–37, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1972–73, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1984–85, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1991–92, 2007–08, 2012–13)
Championships: 24 (1915–16, 1923–24, 1929–30, 1930–31, 1943–44, 1945–46, 1952–53, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1959–60, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1972–73, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1985–86, 1992–93)
Conference Titles: 8 (1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1980–81, 1985–86, 1988–89, 1992–93)
Official Website/Box Office: canadiens.nhl.com
The oldest member of the National Hockey League is the Montreal Canadians situated in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Montreal Canadiens, or known by fans as Les Habitats or Le Habs for shorts, are one of the oldest North American sports franchises since the team was founded in 1909. They are part of the NHL Eastern Conference in Atlantic Division. It is not hard to imagine why the team is so popular when you take into account their impressive amount of wins and titles the team has accumulated, including winning the Stanley Cup 24 times with 22 of them since 1927 when NHL teams became the only ones to compete for the Stanley Cup. With its 24 Stanley Cup wins, the Montreal Canadiens pride themselves as one of the most successful professional sports teams of the traditional four major sports of Canada and United States. Since 1996, they have been playing home games at Bell Centre / Centre du Bell.
Montreal Canadiens 2013-2014 Season Preview
Coming into the 2013-2014 NHL season, the Montreal Canadiens will play on its 105th season for the franchise and 97th season in the NHL. The Montreal Canadiens which was founded on December 4, 1909 hopes to have a great season this year with their roster. With a strong well rounded team that has a good balance of character, talent, depth. With many of the players having great depth and skill in every position, they are a difficult team to beat. Any expert would be wise to hold them in high regards to make it to the playoffs and potential win the Stanley Cup.
Montreal Canadiens Rivals
Boston Bruins, Buffalo sabres, and Toronto Maple
Canadiens vs. Bruins
The rivalry between the Canadiens vs Bruins is tagged as “one of the greatest rivalries in sports", comparable to that of the Yankees vs Red Sox rivalry and Bears vs Packers rivalry. These two NHL rivals have fought each other many times already in both regular season and playoffs. Based on the NHL statistics for the 2010-2011 season, the Bruins have won 259 of these matches, scoring a total of 1,885 goals against the Canadiens. The Canadiens for their part won 343 of them, scoring a total of 2,160 goals against the Bruins. In the NHL playoffs these two NHL teams fought 33 series for a total of 164 games. In the crucial Game seven, these two fierce rivals have met each other eight times already.
Canadiens vs. Sabres
The Canadiens and Sabres have been fierce rivals since 1970 when the Sables entered the National Hockey League. These two rivals have face each other seven times in NHL playoffs where the Canadiens won four times and the Sabres three times. The two had colorful playoffs matches in the past. In 1993 the Canadiens swept the Sabres in their playoff match-up where they end up as Stanley Cup champion that year. However, the Sabres got their revenge in 1998 when they became the first team in NHL history to complete a four game sweep of the Canadiens on Montreal ice.
Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs
The rivalry of the Canadiens and Maple is considered as one of the oldest in the history of the National Hockey League. These two NHL rivals have faced each other 15 times since 1944-78. These two NHL teams have also faced each other five times in the Stanley Cup. The rivalry of these two teams could also be due to the fact that these two cities are two of the largest metropolis in Canada.
Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre
Address: 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
Driving Directions: Click here for Directions to Bell Centre
The Montreal Canadiens plays all its home games at the Bell Centre, a modern arena in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This sports and entertainment complex officially opened to the public on March 16, 1996. The Bell Centre is owned by a partnership group headed by Geoff Molson and his brothers, Andrew and Justin who also owns the Canadiens and Evenko, an entertainment event promoter. Due to its nice facility, this sports arena is tagged as one of the busiest arenas in the world and has the highest attendance among the arenas operating in Canada. The Bell Centre made history in 2012 when it became the 5th busiest arena in the world based on ticket sales for non-sporting events if you want to experience a world class arena take time to visit the Bell Centre now.
Montreal Canadiens Seating Map / Bell Centre Seating Chart