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Tragedy: The Montreal Canadiens announce the death of a member of the organization and we offer our condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Fontaine

Published March 8, 2024 at 11:01
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See the very sad official statement published by the Montreal Canadiens.

The Montreal Canadiens are saddened to learn of the passing of one of the team's medical staff doctors, Dr. Francis Fontaine, and wish to offer their most sincere condolences to his family and loved ones, particularly to his wife, Marie-Christine Gougoux, and his three children, Alexandre, Éloïse, and Vincent.

Dr. Fontaine specialized in treating elite athletes, including Canadiens players, for nearly 10 years [...]"

- Montreal Canadiens



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And Chantal Machabée immediately reacted.

"What sad news! Francis was very kind, a sports enthusiast, an excellent doctor. My condolences to his wife Marie-Christine, to his three children, and to his colleagues and friends."

- Chantal Machabée

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