History was made on September 16, 2005. On that day, Youppi! joined the ranks of the Montreal Canadiens as the team’s first official mascot. In becoming a full-fledged member of the Habs, Youppi! played a supportive role in the club’s community-relations activities – a job he smoothly carried out with full diligence. The public’s verdict is in: the jolly mascot is a hit with fans of all ages!
Whether it was his gung-ho cheerleading exploits during Habs games at the Bell Centre or public appearances with the team, Youppi! was a key draw during special events, and the fans couldn’t get enough of the furry fellow. Young children who spent time with him and posed for photographs with the new Hab will not soon forget their Youppi! moments.
He may well be a rookie in the eyes of the organization, but one thing is for sure: Youppi! has won the hearts of everyone!
The on-ice Christmas celebration with the Club des petits déjeuners.
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