Cory Palfalvi hopes cover of Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ helps the Habs win

Above Watch: At the Montreal Canadiens’ Fan Jam in Montreal, Rachel Lau talks with Quebec’s latest viral sensation, 12-year-old Cory Palfalvi, who hopes his cover of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” will help the Habs win in its series against Tampa Bay.

MONTREAL — A 12-year-old Quebec teen’s rendition of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” may bring a tear to the eye of even the gruffest Habs fan.

Cory Palfalvi with Steve Perry, the former lead singer of American rock band, Journey. Facebook

Watch the video of Cory Palfalvi singing Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'”

Cory Palfalvi is from Lorraine, Que., an off-island suburb of Montreal, and he’s hoping his cover dedicated to the Montreal Canadiens will go viral.

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The young man is pulling out all the stops to help the team rally in its NHL playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Palfalvi put his song online at the end of April, and in less than two weeks, it’s had over 160,000 views on his Facebook page and over 60,000 on his YouTube channel.

“Don’t Stop Believin'” is a 1980s anthem by American rockers, Journey. It’s been used as an unofficial song for other sports teams, including the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants.

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