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Maurice Richard's Number 9 Tavern
Maurice Richard's Number 9 Tavern
Photo: coutesy of La Presse (André Hébert)

Making a Living

The Rocket opens a tavern in downtown Montreal in the late 1950s. In spite of his illustrious name, number, and final goal tally displayed on the neon sign and smoking memorabilia for the patrons, the bar closes after a few years.

Souvenirs of Maurice Richard's
Number 9 Tavern

Lighter
CMC 2002.81.04
Lighter
Photo: Harry Foster

Ashtray
CMC 2002.81.05
Ashtray
Photo: Harry Foster