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01-27-2013, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Et le But View Post
Within hockey countries I know the Habs are probably the most popular NHL team in Switzerland (between the French factor and pioneering Swiss players in the NHL) and have an above average following in Finland (Koivu) and Sweden (Despite not having a Swedish player of note since Mats Naslund, apparently the Habs are still very popular in Sweden, although our fanbase there is aging as we have lost a lot of younger fans to the Wings and Canucks)
Very interesting, I enjoy hearing and meeting Habs fans from all over the world. I hear the Habs have a significant presence in Russia too, due to our past history with the Soviets, and also to our present with players like Markov.

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