Montreal Canadiens: Fans continue to show their support for the organization

MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 03: Goaltender Carey Price
MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 03: Goaltender Carey Price /

It’s been difficult to support the Montreal Canadiens in the last calendar year, but the recent moves in the organization have kept that hope strong.

The 2017-18 season was a tough one to get through for the Montreal Canadiens. Signs of it began to appear in the preseason, and unfortunately, those signs became a fact as the year progressed. But things within the organization look to be pointed in a more positive direction.

That’s not to say that next season is a slam dunk to be better. A large chunk of the fanbase surely hopes so, but they also aren’t unaware of the ongoings of the team. Whether the Habs are good or bad, fans have never shied away from showing their support for the logo.

You could see a lot of that on Twitter on Tuesday through National Tattoo Day. The Montreal Canadiens made the effort of retweeting a lot of Habs tattoos that appeared on social media.

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But that wasn’t the only thing to come out of Habs nation yesterday. After all the negativity directed towards Carey Price during the season, 16-year-old Mattis Pelletier started a GoFundMe campaign to create a billboard expressing the fan’s love and appreciation for the goaltender.

Another fan in @TheEagleDares on Twitter did his part in that regard as well, starting #WeLoveYouCarey nearly two months ago. The support on social media was so strong for it, the hashtag was eventually trending in Montreal.

Any player will tell you that the Bell Centre is always one of the most electric buildings to play in. A large part of it lies at the hands of the fans who continuously show their support for the Montreal Canadiens. Although things aren’t at their highest point now, but it doesn’t look like those dedicated fans are going anywhere. And it’ll make the time when the Habs return to that good mark feel even better.

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