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CH = ???

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OK, here's the logo:

:hlogo:

You've all seen if before (if you haven't, just stop reading now)

But what does it mean.

ON www.canadiens.com/english, it says that it means "Club of Hockey" (or something to that effect).

However, I've also read that the 'C' stands for Canadiens (duh) and the H for "Habitants" (thus habs)

So, before you rip me for being stupid, think.

:idea:

What is the real answer? "Club of Hockey" or "Natives of Canada" (translated)

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When they created the logo, the H standed for Hockey, like it is said in history files (yeah, and on canadiens.com)

also, it's logical since "habitants" are a nickname given by anglos to the french people of quebec. I Don'T think players of the Canadiens team were called "habitants" before playing with the CH uniform. (still possible, but i don't think so.)

:hlogo:

from History files (canadiens.com)

November 26, 1917

Founding of the National Hockey League (NHL) at the Windsor Hotel in Montreal. Ottawa, Canadiens, Wanderers and Toronto receive a franchise in the new league, succeeding the NHA. At this time, the Club Athlétique Canadien changes its name to officially become Club de Hockey Canadien and begins displaying the celebrated CH logo.

[Edited on 2003-5-26 by sakiqc]

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What Sakiqc said is the correct version. atleast the way i learned it too. H stand for Hockey and not Habitant.

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