LES CANADIENNES TO VISIT BOSTON BLADES THIS WEEKEND

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Montreal, QC (February 2, 2018) ––– After sweeping the Vanke Rays in three games, Les Canadiennes de Montréal (20 GP: 17-3-0) will hit the road to face the Boston Blades (19 GP: 1-16-2) on Saturday, Feb. 3, 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 4, 1 p.m. at Larsen Skating Rink at Eruzione Center.

The Blades will be hosting their annual “You Can Play” game on Saturday in support of inclusivity in sport and the fight against homophobia and sexism in hockey. Former NFL player and LGBTQ advocate Wade Davis will take part in a ceremonial puck drop prior to the game.

It will be the last two meetings between the teams this season. Les Canadiennes opened their season against the Blades and hold the edge over them with two wins (5-2 and 5-3). Montreal is riding a three-game win streak and has only lost once in 10 outings. Meanwhile, Boston has lost three consecutive games and have only won once in their last 10 games.

Les Canadiennes return home to face the Calgary Inferno on March 10, 5:30 p.m., for the team’s annual “Pink in the Rink” game to raise funds for Breast Cancer, and on March 11, 3:30 p.m. for the last game of the regular season which will be broadcasted on Sportsnet. Both games will take place at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard.

For tickets to the “Pink in the Rink” game March 10, click here.

For tickets to the last regular season game on March 11, click here.

 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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