Montreal Canadiens First NHL Hockey Game

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When did the Montreal Canadiens play their first NHL hockey game?

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The Montreal Canadiens were founded in 1909 and played in the National Hockey Association (NHA) from 1909 – 1917. In 1917 they and 4 other NHA teams formed the NHL. The Canadiens played their first NHL game on December 19, 1917 against Ottawa, a game they won 7 to 4.

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