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100 years, decade by decade - 1990-1999

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
The Canadiens 100th Anniversary on December 4th, 2009 is now right around the corner. Starting today, let us take you back daily to a different decade in the team’s lifetime. Over the next few days, relive the greatest moments of the hockey’s most celebrated franchise. Next up, 1990 to 1999.

McSorley's Illegal Stick
On June 2, 1993, the Canadiens hosted the Los Angeles Kings in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals at the Forum. More.

Stanley Cup No. 24
On June 9, 1993, the Canadiens made their way back to the Forum after edging out the Los Kings with two overtime wins in Los Angeles. More.

No. 1 Retired Forever
On October 7, 1995, the Canadiens honor the late Jacques Plante by raising his No. 1 to the rafters. More.

Farewell to the Forum
On March 11, 1996, the Canadiens play their last game inside the Montreal Forum in a match-up against the Dallas Stars. More.

Koivu Begins his Reign
On September 30, 1999, with the position left vacant after Vincent Damphousse’s departure in March, Canadiens players were called upon to vote for the team’s next captain. More.

“The Rocket” Passes On
On May 27, 2000, all of Quebec is saddened by the loss of a true hockey legend, Maurice Richard. More.

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