Go Habs… Go!!! An evening (and not just any) at the Bell Centre.

Tuesday. May 28th. 14:12 minutes into the 2nd period, 21,273 go silent. It is the fifth game in the NHL Eastern Conference Final, and the Montréal Canadiens are up against the New York Rangers. In this 14th minute of the second period of the fifth game, the Rangers have tied the game (again), back from trailing 4-1. The Bell Centre is less than amused. And for a moment, the fear – that fear – is back. The fear that the Habs will not, after all, make it tonight. If the Rangers win, the Habs go home – or rather stay home.

"So how do they etch the symbols into the ice?" ...

“So how do they etch the symbols into the ice?” …

 But they didn’t.


Janet Jackson’s Number Ones tour kicks off in Montreal August 1st.

Ms. Jackson, I’ve been waiting to see you forever. As a child I’ve loved Janet Jackson until now. I wouldn’t go as far as saying I love her more than Michael – but definitely comparable. I even adore the Control album. Tonight was the first Janet Jackson concert I’ve ever been to. It was held at the Montreal Bell Centre. Only half of the theatre was open, as it was supposed to be an “intimate” show. Intimate, it was. With about 10,000 fans – that’s about as intimate as it gets with Janet Jackson. The tour is called #1s – so she plays 35 of her hits and it’s “all for you” – all for the fans.


Basketball on the BRAIN

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The new-look Toronto Raptors (3 Wins & 3 Losses in preseason), boasting a roster filled with young, athletic and unproven newcomers, are set to hit the hardwood at 7 pm this Friday at the Bell Centre.As a lifelong basketball aficionado, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity of supporting Canada’s one-and-only basketball team as they face their Atlantic division rivals, the New York Knicks (3 Wins & 3 Losses in preseason).

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