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Les Canadiennes
(Canadiennes de Montréal)
Founded 2007
Home arena Centre Étienne Desmarteau
City Montreal, Quebec
Colours red, white, blue
Owner(s) Canada Players Cooperative
General manager Canada Meg Hewings
Head coach Canada Patrick Rankine
Captain Lisa-Marie Breton

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.


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.

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