For over one hundred years, Montreal’s heart has been beating to the rhythm of hockey. From one season to the next, fans fill the seats, listen on the radio, or gather in front of the TV screen to support their favourite team. The city is blessed in this respect: it is represented by the oldest and most legendary team in the league, the Montréal Canadiens.
It was also in Montréal, in November 1917, that a group of hockey team owners from Québec and Ontario came together to form the National Hockey League. Going back even further, 125 years ago, then-Governor General of Canada Lord Stanley awarded the cup that would bear his name to Canada’s hockey champions.Celebrating the NHL’s centennial and the 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cup and the Montréal Canadiens, next winter, Pointe-à-Callière will present Passion: hockeyCome rediscover the popular roots of hockey and get back in touch with your inner child. Take a look back at the achievements of legendary players.Armchair managers, bring out your inner fan and come discover a locker room full of secrets in this fascinating exhibition on the world of hockey.An exhibition adapted by Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, and created by the Canadian Museum of History.