" In a statement previously in the day, France Margaret Bélanger, the president of Groupe CH, the business that owns the Montreal Canadiens hockey team, said the group had actually shared negative reactions to the post with Price.< img loading =" lazy" alt="" srcset

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group provided a statement on Price's post. Canadiens coach Martin St-Louis stated the timing

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Montreal Canadiens pic.twitter.com/JoVuiSvR75—@CanadiensMTL!.?.!The private college is next to the Université de Montréal school where Polytechnique, the university's engineering school, is and where the mass shooting took location.

The Montreal Canadiens organization and goalie Carey Price have provided apologies after Price published a message on social networks in support of a weapon lobby group that recently used "POLY" as a promotional discount rate code.The team released a declaration on Monday that Price didn't learn about the 1989 Polytechnique Massacre or its upcoming anniversary.However, Price stated Tuesday said he did understand about the massacre and regretted the timing of his post. Cost published his initial

Instagram post on Saturday, just days ahead of the massacre's Dec. 6 anniversary. In it, Price shared his support for a lobby group, the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights( CCFR), following modifications to the federal government's gun control legislation, Bill C-21, last week. The changes appeared to push the bill even more by consisting of a number

of firearms used for hunting, a move that was quickly condemned by gun advocates and that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated the government is looking into rectifying.Price, 35, has spoken in the past about the importance of hunting to him. He is a member of Ulkatcho First Nation-- his mother is a former chief-- and grew up in the little remote community of Anahim Lake in British Columbia." I like my household, I enjoy my nation and I look after my neighbour. I am not a criminal or a risk to society. What [Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

] is trying to do is unfair. I support the [CCFR] to keep my searching tools," Price wrote. But the post also came a day after among the survivors of the Polytechnique mass shooting, Nathalie Provost, denounced the CCFR for producing advertising code" POLY

" providing consumers 10 per cent off of product. Provost, who is also a spokesperson for the gun-control group PolySeSouvient, produced by survivors of the massacre, called the discount code "incredibly ill-mannered.

" The code was in reference to the group. Provost was shot four times by the gunman who eliminated 14 female students and injured 13 others that day.Team excuses post Monday evening, Price tweeted that

he just made the Instagram post in reaction to the Bill C-21 modifications." My views are my own and I do think them.

The only factor I bring up this

concern is due to the fact that it is what's being raised now and not out of disrespect to anybody," Price wrote." No, I [

do not] agree with the advertising code either." In a declaration earlier in the day, France Margaret Bélanger, the president of Groupe CH, the company that owns the Montreal Canadiens hockey group, stated the group had actually shared unfavorable reactions to the post with Price." He was not mindful of the terrible events of Dec. 6, 1989, nor of the coalition's current marketing initiatives, "Bélanger told Radio-Canada in an email.< img loading =" lazy" alt="" srcset

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team released a declaration on Price's post. "The Montreal Canadiens desire to express their sincere apology to any and all who have been offended or upset by the discourse that has occurred over this matter in recent days," the statement said.The declaration also recognized the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women-- saying the group

's thoughts are with the 14 ladies who passed away 33 years earlier, their loved ones and survivors.The team stated it made a contribution to the Week of the White Rose project to send 14 impoverished women to Polytechnique Montréal's summer science camp, Folie Technique.On Tuesday, Price published an upgrade to his

Instagram page." I believe the individuals of Montreal know my heart and my character and know I would never ever intentionally trigger pain to those affected by weapon violence," he wrote." Despite a previous declaration released, I did

in reality understand about the disaster. I have actually been a member of the MTL neighborhood for 15 years and I comprehend the weight this day holds within the neighborhood." Price said he stood by the opinions he shared

but acknowledged that "amplifying any discussion around weapons this week might have disturbed a few of those affected most by the occasions here in 1989 and to them I say sorry. "Coach states timing regrettable Canadiens coach Martin St-Louis stated the timing

of Price's preliminary Instagram post was unfortunate however that he did not believe the gamer suggested any malice by it. "I'm uncertain Carey knows the complete story [of the Montreal massacre] I remember it clearly; I was a boarding trainee at Collège Notre-Dame. I was 14 and it actually shook me, "St-Louis told reporters Monday afternoon.< blockquote class=" twitter-tweet" lang=" en "readability="

5.3606557377049" > Statement from the

Montreal Canadiens pic.twitter.com/JoVuiSvR75—@CanadiensMTL!.?.!The private college is next to the Université de Montréal campus where Polytechnique, the university's engineering school, is and where the mass shooting occurred." I'm not sure people beyond Quebec know everything about it. Carey's a delicate man, he's a family guy. I don't believe the post was made with destructive objectives," St-Louis added.Contentious gun control legislation As for the relationship in between Price and the

it does not target genuine gun use.WATCH