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Kitt 01-13-2009 02:10 PM

Rookie question!
 
I've never understood the deal why the call the Montreal Canadiens for The Habs. To me it doesn't seem like a shortening of the teams name or anything like that. And no, I'm not a Montreal fan.

So... Why are they called for The Habs? Anyone?

Habs 1909 01-13-2009 02:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kitt (Post 17318912)
I've never understood the deal why the call the Montreal Canadiens for The Habs. To me it doesn't seem like a shortening of the teams name or anything like that. And no, I'm not a Montreal fan.

So... Why are they called for The Habs? Anyone?



Les Habitants

Whitesnake 01-13-2009 02:12 PM

Everything you need to know...

http://hfboards.com/showthread.php?t=499191

Lucius 01-13-2009 02:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CaptainKomisarek (Post 17318928)
Les Habitants

To further clarify...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habitants

Kitt 01-13-2009 02:16 PM

Sweet! Thanks.


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