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Sports Habs' Petry, wife set up restaurant tabs to help hospital workers

15:57  30 march  2020
15:57  30 march  2020 Source:   thescore.com

COVID-19: With season paused, Habs announce support for game-day employees

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Montreal Canadiens defenceman Jeff Petry and his wife have started the tabs to say thank you. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz. Copy link. Montreal Canadiens’ defenceman Jeff Petry and his wife Julie have teamed up with two local restaurants to give back to Montreal hospital employees

Amid the spread of COVID-19, numerous celebrities and local volunteers have done their part to help ease the load off health care workers . As Global’s Olivia O’Malley reports, Habs player Jeff Petry decided to open tabs at two Montreal restaurants to help feed health care staff.

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Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry and his wife, Julie, opened up $2,500 tabs at two local restaurants to provide free meals to hospital workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

"Anything we can do to show our appreciation," the family said, according to the team's website. "To show that we're thinking of them, standing behind them, supporting them and that they're in our thoughts and prayers."

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The Premier League would almost have to have a private hospital blocked off." The Premier League suspended all matches March 13 once it learned Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi tested Habs ' Petry , wife set up restaurant tabs to help hospital workers .

Habs ' Petry , wife set up restaurant tabs to help hospital workers . • Pair of Cubs employees test positive for COVID-19. 3h ago. • SoFi Stadium construction worker tests positive for COVID-19.

Dozens of professional athletes have stepped up to help those in need while their respective leagues are on hiatus. Canadiens teammate Carey Price and his wife, Angela, recently donated $50,000 to the Breakfast Club of Canada's emergency fund to help children at risk of food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Petry has 40 points in 71 games in his sixth season with Montreal.

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