Clarkson Cup champs les Canadiennes to have float at Saint Patrick’s Day parade

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WATCH ABOVE: Saint Patrick's Day parade director Patricia McCann and president Danny Doyle join Global's Laura Casella on Global News Morning – Mar 17, 2017

Les Canadiennes de Montréal will have a parade to celebrate their Clarkson Cup win, announced Montreal’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade director Patricia McCann on Global News Morning Friday.

“I’m happy to confirm that last week, les Canadiennes de Montreal, who won the Clarkson Cup, will be in our parade,” McCann said.

A victory parade had not been planned by the city.

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Les Canadiennes defeated the first-place regular season seed Calgary Inferno 3-1 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata, Ont. on March 5.

Les Canadiennes de Montréal are honoured at a Habs game, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Justin Bulman/Global News

The team was honoured by the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday in front of a sell-out crowd, despite the massive snow storm that blanketed much of the province.

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The United Irish Societies of Montreal said it was an easy decision to feature Les Canadiennes in the 194th edition of the parade.

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