(Canadiennes de Montréal)
|Home arena||Centre Étienne Desmarteau|
|Colours||red, white, blue
|General manager||Meg Hewings|
|Head coach||Patrick Rankine|
The Les Canadiennes (French: Canadiennes de Montréal), formerly the Montreal Stars are a women's ice hockey team in the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL). They have won the League championship four times and the Clarkson Cup (the highest honour in North American women's hockey) two times, more than any other women's team.
History[change | change source]
The Montreal Stars were formed in 2007. The team was formed from players from the Montreal Axion a team that played in the National Women's Hockey League before its demise. Through the team's young history they have seen success in every season.
The Montreal Stars have a total of four regular season championships and two Clarkson cups in four seasons.
In 2015 the name was changed to Les Canadiennes after a close relationship was created between the team and the NHL Montreal Canadiens.
|2007-08||1st Overall||Lost in Second round|
|2008-09||1st Overall||Won the CWHL Championship and the Clarkson Cup|
|2009-10||1st Overall||Won the CWHL Championship but lost in first round of the Clarkson Cup|
|2010-11||1st Overall||Won the CWHL Championship and the Clarkson Cup|
Current roster 2011-12[change | change source]
|35||Jenny Lavigne||Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey||Lac-au-Saumon, Quebec|
|79||Audrey Doyon-Lessard||Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey||Charny, Quebec|
|27||Catherine Herron||Montreal Carabins women's ice hockey||Chambly, Quebec|
|44||Nathalie Dery||UQTR Patriotes||Cap-Santé]], Quebec|
|24||Stéphanie Denino||Princeton Tigers women's ice hockey||Saint-Laurent, Quebec|
|18||Catherine Ward||Canada women's national ice hockey team||Montreal, Quebec|
|16||Carly Dupont-Hill||McGill Martlets ice hockey||Pointe-Claire, Quebec|
|8||Bianca Della Porta||Lake Saint-Louis Selects||Dorval, Quebec|
|96||Sabrina Harbec||St. Lawrence Skating Saints women's ice hockey||Saint-Hubert, Quebec|
|87||Meghan Agosta||Canada women's national ice hockey team||Ruthven, Ontario|
|86||Dominique Thibault||Clarkson Golden Knights women's ice hockey||L'Original, Ontario|
|47||Emmanuelle Blais||Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey||Montreal, Quebec|
|40||Sarah Vaillancourt||Canada women's national ice hockey team||Sherbrooke, Quebec|
|26||Lisa-Marie Breton||Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey||Saint-Zacharie, Quebec|
|25||Vanessa Davidson||McGill Martlets ice hockey||Kirkland, Quebec|
|21||Julie Chu||United States women's national ice hockey team||Fairfield, Connecticut|
|19||Alyssa Cecere||McGill Martlets ice hockey||Sainte-Julie, Quebec|
|13||Caroline Ouellette||Canada women's national ice hockey team||Montreal, Quebec|
|12||Rebecca Martindale||McGill Martlets ice hockey||Kingston, Ontario|
|11||Kelly Sudia||Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey||Pointe Claire, Quebec|
|10||Noémie Marin||Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey||Acton Vale, Quebec|
Coaching staff 2011-12[change | change source]
- General Manager: Meg Hewings
- Head Coach:Patrick Rankine
- Assistant Coach: Philippe Trahan
- Head Athletic Therapist: Robin Hunter
- Outreach & Promotion relations: Fiona Robinson
- Media Relations: Hélène Lapointe
- Social Media: Sandra Bagaria
References[change | change source]
-  Montreal Stars win women's national hockey championship, in CBC news, March 21, 2009.
- Montreal Stars down Whitecaps to capture Clarkson Cup,TSN.ca, March 21, 2009
- Montreal 2011 Clarkson Cup Champions, March 27, 2011.
- Montreal wins Clarkson Cup. March 28, 2011.
- St-Pierre backstops Montreal to Clarkson Cup title in CBC news, March 27, 2011.
- Montreal Stars: Game on to beat Breast Cancer 2011
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Montreal Stars players|