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Canadiens wear nickname jerseys during warmup, auction them for charity

Montreal donned unique tops as part of annual TeleDON event

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

Montreal Canadiens fans got to see Pecs, Shootsy, KK, Gally and Tuna on the ice at Bell Centre on Tuesday.

The Canadiens sported nickname jerseys on the ice for warmups ahead of their game against the Ottawa Senators, which were auctioned off after the game for the Canadiens Foundation.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: Les chandails avec les surnoms utilis��s lors de la p��riode d'��chauffement de ce soir seront disponibles aux ench��res au b��n��fice de @CHCFondation via le lien ci-dessous.->

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: What���s in a (nick)name?Tonight���s special edition warmup jerseys will be available for auction benefiting @CHCFondation at the link below.->

Each of the 23 Canadiens players wore a Bleu-Blanc-Rouge jersey with his nickname and number on the back. Carey Price was Pricer. Matthew Peca was Pecs. Max Domi was Shootsy. Jesperi Kotkaniemi was KK, and so on.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: Faites une offre sur les chandails avec les surnoms et participez �� l���encan au b��n��fice de la @CHCFondation-> on tonight���s special edition nickname warm-up jerseys at the link below, benefiting @CHCFondation->

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: 🐟

The jerseys were part of Montreal's annual TeleDON, where the organization raised money for area charities. Fans or collectors could bid on each jersey or donate at to receive unique photos of Gallagher, Kotkaniemi and Hall of Fame forward Guy Lafleur.  

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