Montreal Forum

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The Montreal Forum was an indoor arena located in Montreal, Canada. It was home of the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens from 1924 to 1996.

Located at 2313 Saint Catherine Street West, the building was historically significant as it was home to 16 Stanley Cups. It was also home to the Montreal Maroons and Montreal Roadrunners.

The Forum opened on November 29, 1924 at a total cost of $1,500,000 with an original seating capacity of 9,300. Originally it was owned by Canderel Management.

When the Canadiens left the Forum, the building was completely gutted and converted into a downtown entertainment centre called the Pepsi Forum. Centre ice has been recreated in the centre of the complex while original stands are scattered throughout. On the St. Catherine Street entance there is a Quebec Walk of Fame consisting of Celine Dion and Maurice Richard. Both were on hand for their bronze star's respective unveiling. The Atwater street enrtrance has a large bronze Montreal Canadiens logo surrounded by 24 bronze Stanley Cup banners cemented into the sidewalk. Inscribed in French are the words "Forever proud". The entire building is themed after the Forums storied history with special emphasis on the Montreal Canadiens. It is located next to the Atwater station of the Montreal Metro.

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