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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?

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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?


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Everything you need to know...

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To further clarify...

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

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