THE CANADIENS IN THE COMMUNITY
VISIT TO PEDIATRIC HOSPITALS
On December 6, 2005, Canadiens players and coaching staff visited sick children at Montreal’s two pediatric hospitals. This visit marked the 40th consecutive year that the team has gathered at Sainte-Justine Hospital. During this visit, the players stood on the stage of the hospital’s packed auditorium to sing carols before meeting privately with the hospital’s children. Meanwhile, at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, players visited the young patients in their rooms, enjoying precious moments that brought joy to the hearts of the children.
CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR THE CLUB DES PETITS DÉJEUNERS DU QUÉBEC
On December 12, 2005, the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club welcomed 120 children from the Club des petits déjeuners du Québec for an unforgettable day at the Bell Centre. It was the sixth consecutive year that the team has held this event. On this day, players and their wives each sponsored a group of five or six children. An afternoon full of fun was had by the children, who frolicked with Habs mascot Youppi! on the ice.
“I just want to thank you for your involvement with the children of the Club des petits déjeuners du Québec. On December 12, my son lived an unforgettable day with his heroes. Thank you and happy holidays.”
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A young patient of the Montreal Children’s Hospital is cheared up by a clowning Alex Kovalev.
Ginette and Francis Bouillon having a
great time with their young friends.