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Renous, New Brunswick will host the Cats and Habs on Sept. 18

Montreal Canadiens v Florida Panthers Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

The tiny community of Renous, New Brunswick, will host the 2019 Kraft Hockeyville Canada preseason festivities.

The Florida Panthers and Montreal Canadiens will play a preseason matchup on September 18 in New Brunswick, the first time Kraft Hockeyville will be played in the province. The venue of the preseason game will be announced at a later date.

Now in its thirteenth year, Kraft Hockeyville invites Canadians to rally together to nominate and vote for the most passionate hockey community in the country. Renous, New Brunswick and Tom Donovan Arena, received millions of votes, as announced by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman during the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast on March 30.

Panthers GM Dale Tallon had this to say:

“The Panthers are proud to participate in this year’s Kraft Hockeyville game. Whether you’re in Renous or South Florida, supporting the growth of our game at the grassroots level is at the heart of our mission and we’re excited for Renous to watch our Panthers stars compete on the ice.”

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