Found February 19, 2012 on The Victory Formation:

Most people associate Gary Carter with the New York Mets, since that is where he was part of one of the most memorable World Series winning teams. Carter was the exact opposite of the rest of the lockerroom, and people noticed. But Carter’s great career began in Montreal, playing for the Expos. Since the Expos are now known as the Washington Nationals, the lone remaining professional sports team in Montreal decided to honor Carter themselves.

The Montreal Canadiens honored Carter by wearing his #8 and his name on the back of their sweaters as they took the ice against the Devils. A truly classy move by the Habs. Very touching and incredibly respectful. The Jerseys will be auctioned off following the game with the proceeds going to the Gary Carter Foundation.

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