From the GQ Worst fan base article this "In 2003, team veteran Patrice "Breeze-by" Brisebois was heckled almost every time he touched the puck; the jeering was so intense it likely induced a stress-related irregular heartbeat. How did then GM Bob Gainey feel about his bloodthirsty fan base? "I think they're a bunch of gutless ********, to be honest," he said."
Canadiens fans were #11 on the list and the only hockey fans. Article referred to them as the "Frostbitten Hooligans".