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Firefighters’ union appeals Habs’ fan’s demotion

Aug. 8, 2008, Montreal - A bleu-blanc-rouge tombstone still sits in a makeshift garden patch on the driveway into Fire Station 23 in St. Henri. The Canadiens' CH logo is front and centre, surrounded by an inscription: "Je me souviens - Rétrogradation du Capitaine Vincent - 25 Avril 2008." (I remember - Captain Vincent's demotion - April 25, 2008). As the Montreal Gazette reports, that's the date captain Marcel Vincent found out his passion for the Habs was going to cost him two grades in rank and about $12,000 in salary. READ MORE

August 8, 2008
By Montreal Gazette