MONTREAL – Canadians issued the statement below following a press conference by Premier of Quebec François Legault regarding the easing of restrictions related to COVID-19 earlier today.
“We are delighted with the government’s decision regarding shows and events. Although the number of spectators remains limited, we applaud this decision which allows us to envisage a return to normality, and this in the near future. As for the Montreal Canadiens and the playoffs, still under the new rules, the Bell Center will initially be able to accommodate 2,500 people for a hockey game beyond May 28, or about 12% of the total. usual capacity of the Bell Center. We have sorely missed our fans and spectators and we look forward to seeing them again. And we will be ready. «
– France Margaret Bélanger, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer