When was the last game played at the Forum?

When was the last game played at the Forum?

March 11, 1996
On March 11, 1996, the storied hockey team played its last game at the Forum, a venue that had been home ice for 71 years.

When did they close the Montreal Forum?

11 March 1996
Montreal Forum

Expanded 1949, 1968
Closed 11 March 1996
Construction cost C$1.5 million ($22.8 million in 2020 dollars)
Architect John S. Archibald

Who owns the Montreal Forum?

Montreal Forum

Montreal Forum / Forum de Montréal
pepsi forum
Closed 1996
Owner Canadian Arena Company Canderel Management and pepsi (today)
Construction cost $1.5 million

What is the forum called now?

The Forum (Inglewood, California)

Full name The Forum
Former names The Forum (1967–1988, 2004–2012) Great Western Forum (1988–2003) The Forum, presented by Chase (2014–Present)
Address 3900 W. Manchester Blvd
Location Inglewood, California

Will forum be demolished?

There are no plans to tear down the Forum, the LA Times reported. “This is an unprecedented time, but we believe in our collective future,” Ballmer said in a statement. “We are committed to our investment in the City of Inglewood, which will be good for the community, the Clippers, and our fans.”

Why did Nordiques leave Quebec?

In 1991, the Nordiques once again had the first overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft. They picked junior star Eric Lindros, even though he had let it be known well in advance that he would never play for Quebec. Among the reasons, Lindros cited distance, lack of marketing potential, and having to speak French.

When did Montreal join NHL?

Created as a founding member of the National Hockey Association (NHA) with the aim of appealing to Montreal’s francophone population, the Canadiens played their first game on January 5, 1910, and captured their first Stanley Cup in 1916. The team left the NHA and helped found the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1917.

What happened to Montreal Forum?

Closing Her Down. In 1996, the Forum was gutted and many of its parts were auctioned off. After bidding farewell to the Forum, the Canadiens moved into the Molson Centre (then called the Bell Centre). The storied Forum de Montreal has since been converted to a Cineplex movie theatre and entertainment complex.

What is the biggest arena in the NHL?

Bell Centre
Arenas by capacity

Rank Arena City
1 Bell Centre Montreal
2 United Center Chicago
3 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia
4 Little Caesars Arena Detroit

Who started the forum?

Werner Erhard
Werner Erhard and Associates (1981–1991) and “The Forum” In the 1980s Erhard created a new program called the Forum, which began in January 1985.

Does Steve Ballmer own forum?

Clippers owner Steve Ballmer completes purchase of The Forum in Inglewood from Madison Square Garden. “We are excited to welcome The Forum to our family. The talented team at The Forum has created a world-class entertainment venue, and we are committed to building upon that reputation,” Zucker said.

How much is Steve Ballmer worth?

106.3 billion USD (2021)
Steve Ballmer/Net worth

Who was the last goal scored at the Forum?

Andrei Kovalenko has the honor of scoring the last goal on Forum ice, beating Dallas goalie Andy Moog at 13:56 in the second period. Team captain, Pierre Turgeon, also picks up a goal and an assist on the night.

Who was the goalie for the Montreal Canadiens?

Carey Price stopped 37 shots for Montreal, which will look to end Canada’s championship drought that stretches back to the franchise’s last title 28 years ago. Shea Weber and Cole Caufield had the other goals for the home side in front of a raucous 3,500 fans.

When was the last time the Montreal Canadiens played in the Forum?

On March 11, 1996, the Canadiens play their last game inside the Montreal Forum in a match-up against the Dallas Stars. Not even the smallest detail is neglected for the on-ice celebration. Before the puck drops, the club even plays a video of the great Roger Doucet singing the national anthems as an homage to the ghosts of the past.

How many times have Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup?

Home to 24 Stanley Cup championships (22 for the Canadiens and two for the Montreal Maroons) it saw more than its fair share of success. Only two visiting teams ever won the Stanley Cup on the Forum ice– the New York Rangers defeated the Maroons in 1928, while the Calgary Flames defeated the Canadiens in 1989.

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