The Habs, like other NHL teams, had been playing to empty arenas for much of the year thanks to measures barring fans from gathering in person and potentially spreading COVID-19. But the team's playoff run coincided with the easing of many provincial public health restrictions, including the reopening of restaurants and bars. And fans have followed.
Despite the chaotic, emotional moments immediately following Luke Richardson's first win as an NHL head coach Friday -- a thrilling overtime victory in the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs -- he made sure to gently tap and blow a kiss to the reminder on his chest of his daughter's suicide at 14 years old.
In the midst of what some are calling a housing crisis, several hundred people gathered in Montreal's Square Saint-Louis on Saturday to demand that the Quebec government institute mandatory rent control to guarantee access to housing for all.
Summer vacations are the busiest time of the year on Quebec roads, but also sadly the deadliest, according to the CAA-Quebec Foundation. The foundation is hoping Quebecers can be reminded to be more cautious in order to avoid numerous road fatalities.
The Montreal Canadiens may have defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 in overtime to take a 2-1 lead in their Stanley Cup semifinal series, but the tricolore won't want to copy that blueprint in the next one.