CFN – Canadiens Hall of Famer Steve Shutt commented about the Vincent’s hockey rink when reached out to over the holidays.
Shutt, who scored a long standing record 60 goals as a Left Winger for the Habs in 1977 grew up playing on his own family rink in Toronto. He scored 50 goals in 99 play off games including being on five Stanley Cup winning teams during the Montreal Dynasty in the 70’s. He still plays in charity and alumni games.
Hopefully his will be the next jersey the team retires.
I think that it is better to have kids “on the ice” and busy than getting into trouble (maybe breaking your windows!)
We had a rink in our backyard when I grew up and it was a great place for kids to have fun and keep busy.
If anybody is not happy with that then they should look at a 55 and over community where these types of things won’t happen.
Actually nothing happens in these communities!!!
Steve Shutt Montreal Canadiens 1972-84
The city of Cornwall has given the Vincent’s until January 5th to remove pegs that hold up a supporting wall to the rink. The family has vowed to not do so and the public has come out strongly in favor of the popular kids rink staying. Only three councilors have publicly shown support for the rink to remain through the Winter out of eleven elected officials to date.
The family took to the ice after the Canadian Junior team victory last night.
What do you think dear CFN viewers? Can the rink be saved? Will the City investigate whether this was a VIP complaint handled differently than normal complaints? You can post your comments below.
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