Montreal is famous for its ice hockey-hungry fans. The Montreal Canadiens is one of the largest franchises in the NHL. Montreal was home to the Montreal Canadiennes, a women's professional ice hockey team that won the Clarkson Cup in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2017 before the CWHL folded in 2019. The Laval Rocket of the American Hockey League play at Place Bell on the end of the Orange Line on the Montreal Metro.
Montreal's off-island suburb of Boisbriand is home to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Blainville-Boisbriand Armada.