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These Are The 3 Bitter & Jaded Provinces That Want The Habs To Win the Least

Are you rooting for "Canada's team" against the Lightning?

Least Support For Montreal Canadiens Can Be Found In The Prairies, Study Says

When Game 5 of the Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning series kicks off tonight, not all of Canada will be cheering for the Habs.

In fact, according to a poll by the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and Leger, multiple provinces have large contingents of people who would much rather that the Lightning beat Montreal.

Manitoba and Saskatchewan have the biggest number of Lightning fans, with 24% of respondents from both provinces rooting for the U.S. team. Right behind them is Alberta, with 20% of respondents preferring to cheer for Tampa Bay.

In most provinces, the majority of hockey fans are hoping that the Canadiens become the first Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup since the Habs won it in 1993. But the team has a tough road ahead of it, down 3-1 in the series as of Wednesday night.

Unsurprisingly, 71% of Quebec respondents are rooting for the Canadiens, as are 53% of Ontarians and 58% of Atlantic Canadians. According to the ACS, Liberal Party and Bloc Québécois supporters are more likely to support the Habs than Conservative or Green Party supporters.

The Habs' run has been the talk of the country for weeks now. Trudeau is supporting the team, and some have even dubbed them "Canada's team" — though not everyone is happy about that.

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The series, which is narrated by Arrested Development star Will Arnett, is called All Or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs and is set to debut on Amazon Prime on October 1.

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Trudeau Sent Joe Biden A Bunch Of Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwiches & This Is Why

A little taste of Canada is crossing the border! 🇨🇦🇺🇸

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Joe Biden are taking their bromance up a notch.

In a tweet on July 30, the Canadian leader tweeted his American counterpart admitting that "a bet's a bet" and promising that a package of Montreal smoked meat sandwiches are heading Biden's way.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs signed a bunch of new players to the team yesterday and Gabriel, their new forward, has apparently been wishing for this moment ever since he was a kid growing up in the GTA.

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Trudeau Says The Habs Have ‘A Lot Of Explaining To Do’ After A Controversial Draft Pick

The Montreal Canadiens recently drafted a player charged for sharing non-consensual intimate images.

On July 23, the Montreal Canadiens made the decision to draft Logan Mailloux, a player who had actually asked not to be drafted this year.

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