The Montreal Canadiens' home ice is going to look different next season

Aug 22 2018, 4:48 pm

The Montreal Canadiens are breaking tradition.

After years of playing at the Bell Centre with double logos for its centre ice design, something the team also did when they called the Forum home, they’re switching things up.

The Canadiens are installing ice at the Bell Centre in preparation for next season, and astute observers will notice a change. Gone is the double logo look, and in its place: one giant Habs logo.

This is what centre ice at the Bell Centre used to look like:

Most teams similarly have just one massive logo on home ice, so it’s not really a radical change per se. Still, change is always notable for a franchise as iconic and storied as the Habs.

Fans seemed happy with the change, though there was some concern about cutting it in half with the red line.

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