LES CANADIENNES TO RAISE CLARKSON CUP BANNERS, SQUARE OFF AGAINST TORONTO FURIES THIS WEEKEND

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Montreal, QC (Dec. 6, 2017) – Les Canadiennes de Montréal (9 GP: 7-2-0) will be looking to extend their two-game winning streak when they host the Toronto Furies (11 GP: 3-7-1) at Michel Normandin Arena on Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 1:30 p.m. Montreal dominated Toronto 8-3 on Dec. 3 at MasterCard arena.

It will be a memorable weekend for fans, players and alumni. For the first time in team history, Les Canadiennes will raise their league-leading four Clarkson Cup Championship banners (2009, 2011, 2012, 2017) in a pre-game ceremony prior to Sunday’s game. Captains of all previous Clarkson Cup Championship teams and members of last year’s championship team will be present on the red carpet, including Olympians Caroline Ouellette and Julie Chu.

Following Sunday’s game, fans will be treated to a festive “Skate with Les Canadiennes and Alumni” featuring holiday music.

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Alumni will be available for interviews on Sunday.

The team practices this Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Michel Normandin Arena at the Complexe Sportif Claude Robillard. For interview requests, please contact [email protected]. Accreditation requests for this weekend’s games must be submitted by Friday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m.

About the CWHL

The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) is the premier, professionally run women’s hockey league in the world. A not-for-profit organization, the league is dedicated to raising the profile of women’s hockey, while providing a place for the best female hockey players in North America to train and compete. Affordably priced, all CWHL games showcase speed, finesse and skill. Since its inception in 2007, the CWHL has supported all teams in their season of home/away games, as well as charity and exhibition games in the community. Each season has culminated in an exciting playoff tournament where the top teams play-off for the Clarkson Cup, the equivalent of the Stanley Cup in women’s hockey.

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Safia Ahmad

Media Relations Manager

Les Canadiennes

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