Montreal police say they arrested four people and issued 36 tickets after the Montreal Canadiens‘wins in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final.
Officers moved quickly to clear a crowd gathered outside the Bell Center Monday night after the Habs’ 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, deploying tear gas and pepper spray into the area of the center.
The police had promised to be visible in the outdoor venues that broadcast the game.
A police spokesman says the arrests were for alleged assaults or armed robberies against police officers.
Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant said that today the agents issued 21 fines for municipal infractions and 15 for road safety infractions.
Brabant says no injuries were reported.