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Twitter reacts after Max Pacioretty crowned Canadiens' captain

Find out what Habs fans had to say about the Montreal Canadiens' new captain.

Habs players vote 26-year-old forward as 29th captain of Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty (centre) is congratulated by P.K. Subban (left) and Torrey Mitchell (right) after Pacioretty scored during the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. on May 7, 2015. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press)

After Canadiens players elected Max Pacioretty as the 29th captain of the Habs, the player's name emerged on Friday as a trending topic on Twitter. 

Here's a sampling of what Habs fans had to say:

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