Ginette Reno set to sing national anthem at Habs-Bruins game

Ginette Reno belts out the national anthem before the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning National Hockey League first round Stanley Cup playoff game on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Montreal. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Ginette Reno has been given a clean bill of health by her cardiologist and the award-winning chanteuse is set to sing the national anthem at Tuesday’s Habs game at the Bell Centre.

After Reno suffered a heart attack in January, there has since been concerns about her health.

Dr. Jean-Lucien Rouleau is a cardiologist at the Montreal Heart Institute and he said that when he heard that the singer had concerns about her heart and was going to see a cardiologist, he didn’t realize it would be him.

“She came into my office to ask: will she be able to sing?” he noted in a video released by the Institute.

“When she sings, it’s intense. There’s a shot of adreneline, it has a considerable impact on the heart,” he said.

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“But there isn’t a problem. Evidently, I said yes.”

Watch: Dr. Rouleau encourages Reno to get out and sing [in French]
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