Fans of the Montreal Canadiens appeared optimistic for the season before the Canadiens’ home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.
Jessica Thériault and boyfriend Jacob Voyer show their Habs season opener tickets, outside the Bell Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
Daniel Simard, Patrick Lebeau, Claude Charbonneau and Jonathan Hamelin, all from Gatineau, show their season opener tickets prior to the Habs game on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
Jayna Kuzee and her father, Patrick Kuzee, visiting Montreal from the Netherlands, waves the Habs flag as they wait for the Habs season opener in Montreal on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
Nathan Furlong, 8, swipes the Pittsburgh Penguins hat from brother Nicholas, 12, outside the Bell Centre prior to the season opener of the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. The family is visiting from Bonavista Bay, Nfld.