Jean Coutu pairs with Montreal Canadiens to celebrate century of hockey

LONGUEUIL, Quebec The Jean Coutu Group on Thursday announced a partnership with the Montreal Canadiens, a National Hockey League team that is celebrating 100 years putting pucks into goals this year.

As part of the partnership, Jean Coutu Group stores will offer a wide range of exclusive items, including clothing, collectable model cars, key rings, watches and household products.

In addition, beginning Oct. 15, customers may purchase, the first coin of a collection of six coins made by the Canadian Royal Mint commemorating the history of the Montreal Canadiens logo.

“As official retailer of the Canadian Royal Mint collection and proud partner of the Montreal Canadiens Centennial Celebrations, the Jean Coutu Group and its network of affiliated pharmacists are happy to be able to offer hockey fans a range of commemorative Centennial items in their very own neighborhoods,” Alain Lafortune, Jean Coutu senior vice president of purchasing and marketing, said.

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