Six old, new looks for Canadiens

Alex Kovalev is ready for a nap in his jammies-like jersey, a replica of what the Canadiens wore for part of 1912-13 – until the Ottawa Senators complained. It is one of the special throwback jerseys the club will wear during their centennial season.
Gazette photo

The Canadiens are making a very big deal out their centennial. And why the heck not? Turning 100 isn’t a bad thing – especially when you have a rich history to celebrate.

Among the highlights will be the vintage jerseys the club will wear on select nights throughout the season. Check out the Canadiens official site for more on the centennial celebrations, and more on these great unis. And read on below for a primer on the sweaters the team has worn through the decades

Got a favourite among the ones below? Drop us a comment and let us know.

Clockwise from top left in a Gazette photo: captain Saku Koivu, Patrice Brisebois, Alex Kovalev, Steve Bégin, Mathieu Dandenault and Roman Hamrlik model the new, old jerseys you’ll see this season. And below, courtesy of the Canadiens media guide, a look at team sweaters through the ages.

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