Habs, Nordiques to do battle in Quebec

It won’t be so much a battle of old as a battle of the old. OK… older.

The Canadiens and Quebec Nordiques will again faceoff, this time in Quebec as part of the provincial capital’s 400th anniversary celebrations. The action, as it were, takes places Dec. 7. Read on below.

The release on the Battle of Quebec, kind of:



  1. NightRyder says:

    Hope Big Bird knocks Sleigher on his arse.

  2. habsguy says:


  3. Fansincebirth says:

    Back in ‘the day’, I don’t know who I hated more, Les Nordiques, Flyers, Bruins or the Leafs.

    Toss up…..

    Who am I trying to kid, I hated them all!!!!!

  4. xaverian001 says:

    I’m surprised they didn’t put Schenn in net. He is their answer to Carey Price is he not???

  5. xaverian001 says:

    Wally Weir?? lol

  6. HabsFanInTampa says:

    I was thinking of having breakfast that morning at the Colisee. Do you think I can order a May West with my Pepsi?

  7. HabsFanInTampa says:

    Who cares? It’s the Lowly Laffs! That organization has become the WWE :)

  8. Habs fan in SF says:

    ok so where do i start here?? i started watching the habs when this rivalry started. certain players are obviously missing here … peter statsny? steve penney? dale hunter? PAUL GILLIS (i hated him!), joe sakic (oh yeah, he’s still playing for the avalanche), mats naslund (busy in sweden?), mike mcphee (what the hell is he doing these days?), brian skrudland (refer to mike mcphee), knuckles nilan (oh c’mon? would love to see him and paul gillis drop the gloves), petr svoboda (no clue where he is), and on a sad note (and no joking here) john kordic (who i loved as a fighter when he played for us – and we were able to get russ courtnall from the leafs for him) and bryan fogarty have since passed … i grew up watching some of the best games i can remember with the habs vs the nordiques. i will always miss the battle of quebec and i think it’s rad that they are doing this.

  9. Kaptain K says:

    Question? What do you guys think of the leafs coaching staff switching Toskala to Joseph for the shootout….(losing ploy maybe?)


  10. Fagstein says:

    This just in: Alain Côté’s goal has been preemptively overturned by the judges.

  11. Gary320 says:

    Seeing Karl Dykhuis is in the Canadiens team is funny as hell. On another note.. Id love to see how fit Savage is and how Robinson does..

  12. P St. Pierre says:

    I think the Canadiens are going to have an easy time of it.

  13. bigjames says:

    the one who looks really out of shape is richer. on the other hand, gaston la gaffe will probably surprise a lot of folks cause he is skinny and an active coach..

  14. Justin A says:

    No Patrick Roy……hmmmm…too bad

  15. likehoy says:

    ahhh so that’s who sundin was holding out for!

    no wendel clark? would be nice to see that fogie lace them up.

  16. gauvinator says:

    Retired Nordiques players?……..shall we start the Sundin rumours now?

  17. Mr.Hazard says:

    What in the halibut is the Nordiques Alumni Foundation.

    Ex nihilo nihil fit

  18. Willy the bum says:

    Audette?! Savage?!! Quintal?!!!

    They’re retired?! Why didn’t anybody tell me?! Man, even I’m getting old…

    “We all wore the same costume as Maurice Richard did; the red-white-and-blue costume of the Montréal Canadiens, the best hockey team in the world.” – Roch Carrier

  19. krob1000 says:

    The Nordiques are done for …..this early in the season and we have Brian Savage …..no contest.

  20. ProHabs says:

    Might be time for someone to finally pay back Louis Sleigher for what he did to Jean Hamel. We should see if Chris Nilan wants to play. Then the young fans would really get a chance to see what this rivalry was all about.

  21. Sakuismyhero says:

    sorry but…Go Habs Go, really dont, and never could care for the Nordiques.

  22. Andrew says:

    GO HABS GO!!!

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