Finally! A (really small) Habs flag flies over Boston's City Hall

Nearly a week after the Montreal Canadiens eliminated the Boston Bruins from the NHL playoffs, Boston mayor Marty Walsh has honoured the bet he made with his Montreal counterpart Denis Coderre.

Walsh posted a photo on his Twitter account this afternoon — albeit a sideways one — of a Montreal Canadiens flag flying on a pole outside Boston's City Hall, alongside the American flag and the flag of the state of Massachusetts.

The flag, which Coderre apparently provided for Walsh, is much smaller than the other flags flying over Boston's city hall.

The terms of the bet also state the loser has to visit the winner's city.

The Canadiens eliminated the Bruins in a hard-fought Game 7 last Thursday night, for the right to meet the New York Rangers in the conference final.

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  1. Brian posted on 05/21/2014 08:05 PM
    This is Boston weak and not Boston strong. They remind me of the PQ. They also can't accept defeat. They did not respect the Habs and now they disrespect their lose and the mini flag they are flying. Poor losers!
  2. Lauri posted on 05/22/2014 09:29 AM
    Hey folks, I'm a Canadian and even I think that the comments regarding the "tiny flag" are petty; the article clearly states that this is the flag that the Montreal mayor SUPPLIED. A fun gesture of grace in defeat and leave it to some fans of the male persuasion........ It's never about the size guys.
  3. Drew posted on 05/22/2014 11:52 PM
    Montreal gave Boston this flag to fly. Is that all the City of Montreal can afford.?
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