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Canadiens Connection

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If you love hockey, Rocket Sports Radio has a podcast for you.

Canadiens Connection is a connection between our team of credentialed journalists with players, coaches and management around the NHL to bring you an inside look at the Montreal Canadiens.

Canadiens Connection brings listeners smart, penetrating insight about the Montreal Canadiens in a fun, interactive, inclusive format. The engaging podcast features the latest Habs news, debates, analysis from experts around the league and comments from passionate Habs fans.

Canadiens Connection is brought to you by the talented team that publishes All Habs Hockey Magazine. For more than a decade All Habs has been a trusted source for everything about the Montreal Canadiens.
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This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsRick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.  Artturi Lehkonen named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column. Roster news - Taxi squad: Byron, Fleury, Frolik, Belzile, McNiven. Lindgren sent to Laval for conditioning. Kaiden Guhle and Gianni Fairbrother returned to their junior hockey teams. Former GM Irving Grundman died at the age of 93. They Said What? - Brendan Gallagher's thoughts on the disallowed goal, Claude Julien's last presser as head coach of the Canadiens and Marc Bergevin's press conference after firing Claude Julien and Kirk Muller.  Segment 2: Player Grades at Quarter Season MarkThe Canadiens promoted Dominique Ducharme as and interim head coach and added Alexandre Burrows as an assistant after firing Claude Julien and Kirk Muller on Wednesday. Rick and Joe are joined by Simon Servant of the Canadian Press to discuss Ducharme's track record and then give their thoughts on the events of Wednesday.    Segment 3: Have Your Say All Habs Fantasy Hockey update Social media reactions Listener's calls and text Canadiens Connection On Rocket Sports RadioCanadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsRick and Joe briefly recap the week for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs picked up a win last week against the Leafs, in what was their only game of the week.  Carey Price named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column. Roster news - Paul Byron was waived, cleared waivers and was assigned to the taxi squad. Tomas Tatar was a healthy scratch against Toronto, returned to practice with Kotkaniemi and Armia. Michael Frolik sent to Laval on a conditioning stint. Former Canadien Alex Galchenyuk traded twice this week, lands with the Maple Leafs.  Habs Prospect report - Ryan Poehling with his first goal of the season on Friday night. Gianni Fairbrother with an assist in his first pro hockey game. Jan Mysak played his first game as a pro. Jesse Ylonen picked up two assists in Laval's 5-2 over Belleville. Check out daily reports at AHLReport.com. They Said What? - Our favourite clips from the week from Tomas Tatar, Paul Byron and Claude Julien. Marc Bergevin had a press conference this week, Rick and Joe take a look at what was said by the Canadiens GM. Hockey notes - NHL COVID protocols. Outdoor games at Lake Tahoe. Sidney Crosby says that he wants to stay with the Pittsburgh Penguins his entire career. Segment 2: Player Grades at Quarter Season MarkThe Montreal Canadiens have played 15 games of 56. At just past the quarter point in the season, Rick and Joe go through the Canadiens roster handing out player grades. Who will receive the highest grade? Who is underperforming? The guys discuss that and more in this quarter season review!  Segment 3: Have Your Say All Habs Fantasy Hockey update Social media reactions Listener's calls and text Canadiens Connection On Rocket Sports RadioCanadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsRick and Joe briefly recap the week for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs had a rough week with back-to-back losses against the Leafs and Oilers. Shea named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column. Roster news - Joel Armia returned to the Canadiens lineup against the Leafs. Corey Perry sent to the taxi squad. Line juggling for the Habs, Tatar with Kotkaniemi and Toffoli with Danault. Charlie Lindgren "injured" by Carey Price.  Habs Prospect report - Sean Farrell recorded his fourth straight three-point game Thursday night. Kaiden Guhle left practice early on Thursday with a minor injury. Laval Rocket season is underway. Check out daily reports at AHLReport.com. Rejean Tremblay column in Le Journal de Montreal. Political Science student says Canadiens core should speak French.  They Said What? - Our favourite clips from media availabilities this week, including Weber on his 1000th game and more! Hockey notes - NHL expands their COVID protocols. Edmonton forward Jesse Puljujarvi tests positive, which resulted in Oilers-Habs game being delayed an hour.  We remember former Canadiens forward Ralph Backstrom who passed away on Sunday.  Segment 2: What's wrong with the Montreal Canadiens?It's the question that all Habs fans are asking right now: What has happened to the Montreal Canadiens? Where have the goals gone? More importantly where have the wins gone? Rick and Joe take a look at the Canadiens recent games and discuss what has been going on with the Habs. Also, should fans be panicking about the goaltending situation? And what is the Canadiens identity?  Segment 3: Have Your Say All Habs Fantasy Hockey update Social media reactions Listener's calls and text Canadiens Connection On Rocket Sports RadioCanadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsRick and Joe briefly recap the week for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs went 2-2 this week, the guys pick out some memorable moments from each of the four games.  Carey Price named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column. Roster news - Laval Rocket season start is on hold. Check out daily reports including audio from players and coach Joel Bouchard at AHLReport.com. Cole Caufield named Big10 Hockey first star of the week. Josh Anderson experienced flu-like symptoms during the game against the Flames. Alexander Romanov injured in practice Friday. Victor Mete trade request denied by Bergevin.  Canadiens home stand - Thoughts on Dillon Dube's hit on Jesperi Kotkaniemi, https://www.nhl.com/player/shea-weber-8470642 (Shea Weber)'s 1000th game, the debut of the Habs reverse retro sweater and more! They Said What? - Our favourite clips from media availabilities this week, including Weber on his 1000th game and more! Hockey notes - NHL postpones more games and expands their COVID protocols. A pair of former Canadiens prospects, Nikita Scherbak and Noah Juulsen make their debuts for new teams.  Segment 2: A Brief Visit to the PenthouseThe Canadiens found themselves occupying the top spot in the North division for a short time this week. Rick and Joe take a look back at the long journey for the Habs to get to that spot after finishing 24th last season and how they were quickly displaced following a disappointing effort against the last place Ottawa Senators.   Segment 3: Have Your Say CC Question of the week: Now that you have seen them on the ice, what do you think about the Canadiens retro reverse jerseys? New Partnership: The Hockey Podcast Network Social media reactions Listener's calls and text Canadiens Connection On Rocket Sports RadioCanadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsRick and Joe briefly recap the two games the Canadiens played this past week, the finale of their three-game set in Vancouver and their home opener Thursday against the Flames.  Tyler Toffoli named 1st star of the week by the NHL.  Joel Armia in concussion protocol, he skated on his own this week.  Laval Rocket training camp underway. Check out daily reports including audio from players and coach Joel Bouchard at AHLReport.com. Claude Julien says that Ryan Poehling and Cale Fleury will not attend Rocket camp.  Marc Bergevin says that Cole Caufield will turn pro following the conclusion of his season at Wisconsin.  Canadiens have signed Martin Lapointe to a three-year contract extension. Rick and Joe make observations about the Canadiens returning to the Bell Centre in their home opener Thursday.  They Said What? - Our favourite clips from media availabilities this week.  Hockey notes - Wayne Gretzky celebrated his 60th birthday this past Tuesday. Pierre Luc-Dubois in quarantine in Winnipeg. Patrik Laine expected to make Columbus debut Tuesday. Jack Roslovic was in CBJ lineup on Thursday. Josh Anderson spoke about his relationship with John Tortorella. Elliotte Friedman confirmed that Marc Bergevin had a deal in place to move up in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft to select Dubois. What if? Segment 2: Habs Newcomers ImpressFollowing a much-too-early review of the Canadiens new additions last week, the guys continue with a much-too-early review of the North Division. The Canadiens find themselves in possession of second place in the North behind the Toronto Maple Leafs, but have played two less games to this point. Can the Canadiens compete for a division title? Rick and Joe take a look around the North.  Segment 3: Have Your Say All Habs Fantasy hockey- update. CC Question of the week: What did you think of Ben Chiarot's takedown of Matthew Tkachuk? Social media reactions Listener's calls and text Canadiens Connection On Rocket Sports RadioCanadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsRick and Joe take a look back at the week that was for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs picked up three wins this week and currently occupy the top spot in the North division alongside the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Joel Armia was diagnosed with a concussion after a hit from Canucks defenceman Tyler Myers. He will not play Saturday night against Vancouver. Myers avoided supplementary discipline for the questionable hit and will be available to the Canucks.  Paul Byron is game-time decision for Saturday's game after taking a Shea Weber slapshot on Thursday night.  Corey Perry and Michael Frolik slid into the top-12 at practice on Friday, given the injuries to Armia and Byron, which has cap implications for the Canadiens. Jake Evans reaction to being placed on the taxi squad.  The Laval Rocket opened camp with 32 players in attendance. The Canadiens announced affiliation with the new ECHL franchise in Trois-Rivières.  Canadiens announce hiring of Ben Shutron as an amateur scout.  They Said What? - Our favourite clips from Canadiens media availability this week. Hockey notes - Pierre Luc-Dubois drama escalates after benching., comes to an end after trade to Winnipeg Report: Phillip Danault rejected $30 million contract extension offered by Marc Bergevin. Segment 2: Habs Newcomers ImpressAfter our Big Topic segment two weeks ago in which Rick and Joe gave their predictions for which Habs newcomer would make the biggest impact with the club, the guys take an early look at the newbies after five games. We've seen Jake Allen between the pipes, we've seen Tyler Toffoli and Josh Anderson up front and we've seen Joel Edmundson and Alexander Romanov on the back end. Who has impressed the most?   Segment 3: Have Your Say All Habs Fantasy hockey- update. CC Question of the week: Are you relieved after the Pierre-Luc Dubois trade to Winnipeg? Social media reactions Listener's calls and text Canadiens Connection On Rocket Sports RadioCanadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsThe Canadiens opened their season Wednesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs, losing 5-4 in overtime.  Noah Juulsen was claimed on waivers earlier this week by the Florida Panthers. Meanwhile, all other Canadiens players who were put through waivers cleared.  The Habs announced five members of their six player taxi squad, which includes Michael Frolik, Corey Perry, Ryan Poehling, Cale Fleury and Charlie Lindgren. Jake Evans was assigned to the taxi squad after the first game for cap reasons.  Rick and Joe share their thoughts on the Habs opening night performance. Who impressed? Who disappointed? How did the newcomers perform? The guys give their thoughts on all of those questions.  Player agent Jeff Jackson tweeted that the NHL doesn't do enough to protect star players.  They Said What? - Alexander Romanov's first media availability. Hockey notes - 27 players test positive for the coronavirus as the season opens. The 2020-21 season is underway, what's different? NHL opened the season to record TV ratings.  Segment 2: To Dubois or not to Dubois? This week Columbus Blue Jackets head coach confirmed the reports that centre Pierre-Luc Dubois wants out of Columbus. This alone would be quite enough for Habs fans to start connecting the Quebec-born centre to the Canadiens, but Nick Kypreos poured some gasoline on the fire with his report that the Habs are Dubois' preferred destination. Blue Jackets ask is now focused around Nick Suzuki plus additional pieces, Alexander Romanov has been deemed untouchable.  We take a look back to the 2016 NHL Draft, the roots of Marc Bergevin's interest in Pierre-Luc Dubois.  Should the Canadiens trade Suzuki plus additional pieces for Dubois? Jesperi Kotkaniemi? Would Romanov be a better alternative for the Habs to deal? Segment 3: Have Your Say All Habs Fantasy hockey draft. CC Question of the week: Would you make the trade with the Blue Jackets for Pierre -Luc Dubois if it meant sending Nick Suzuki to Columbus? Social media reactions Listener's calls and text Canadiens Connection on Rocket Sports Radio Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. Get the Canadiens Connection! Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s Show Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsCanadiens prospect Jesse Ylonen will make his way to Montreal soon. World Juniors Report - Rick and Joe react to the Gold Medal game between Canada and USA, touch on tournament standouts and how Canadiens prospects performed.  Canadiens training camp has opened, we got our first look at what the team might look like when play begins.  They Said What? - This week, the guys react to audio from Marc Bergevin, Jake Allen, Josh Anderson, Corey Perry and Brendan Gallagher.  Hockey notes - Dallas Stars postponed first two games of the season as six players and two staff  tested positive for COVID-19. 19 Columbus Blue Jackets players missed practice Friday in accordance with NHL COVID-19 protocols. Pittsburgh Penguins cancel practice and scrimmage. Laval Rocket will play its home games at the Bell Centre. Carey Price will wear a mask designed to look like a biomechanical skull this season. Segment 2: Rate the Habs newbies!Rick and Joe take a look at the Habs newcomers and discuss who they believe will make the biggest impact with the Canadiens. Marc Bergevin provided a lot of options to choose from, but who do Rick and Joe think will be the most impactful additions for the Habs?   Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s Show Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsThe Canadiens terminated the contract of forward Alexandre Alain by mutual agreement.  The Canadiens signed forward Corey Perry to a one-year contract worth $750,000. This comes a week after the Habs signed Michael Frolik to an identical contract.  The roster for Canadiens training camp has been released, camp is set to open Sunday. World Junior Championship report - With group play having come to an end, Rick and Joe give their thoughts on the tournament and players who have stood out to them. They take a deeper look at the play of the three Canadiens prospects involved in the tournament, Kaiden Guhle, Cole Caufield and Jan Mysak.  They Said What? - Michael Frolik and Corey Perry spoke to the media this week after the veteran forwards both signed one-year deals with the Canadiens.  Hockey notes - AHL Board of Governors approve framework for season to begin on February 5th. The Washington Capitals signed Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract. Columbus Blue Jackets re-sign Pierre-Luc Dubois to 2-year contract. NHL will play two outdoor games in Lake Tahoe, Nevada in February, February 20: Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights and February 21: Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers. P.K. Subban and Lindsay Vonn break up after three years.  Segment 2: Joe's Big Bold PredictionsWith the season right around the corner, Joe provides five bold predictions for the Canadiens 2020-2021 season. After all the change we have seen this past off-season, what does Joe predict for the Canadiens this season?    Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s Show The Canadiens signed forward Michael Frolik earlier this week to a one-year contract worth $750,000.  Canadiens prospect report - Charles Hudon scored 5th goal of the season for Lausanne. What can we expect from Jonathan Drouin this season? After an article from our colleague Chris G sparked some debate on the All Habs Fan Page on Facebook, Rick and Joe weigh in on what we might see from Drouin this season.  World Junior Championship report - Habs 2020 2nd round pick, Jan Mysak, was named captain of the Czech Republic. Two other Canadiens prospects Kaiden Guhle for Canada and Cole Caufield for the United States. First games played on Christmas Day, Canada opens against Germany, Czech Republic vs Sweden, United States vs Austria. Rocket Sports granted credentials for tournament.  They Said What? - Elliotte Friedman on whether or not one more shoe is about to drop for the Habs.  NHL is Back! - The 2020-21 NHL season will begin on January 13th, with teams playing a 56-game schedule. Rick and Joe run down all the key information you need to know heading into the season.  Segment 2: Five Burning Questions Facing CanadiensThe NHL's 56-game regular season is set to kick off on January 13th. This is great news for players, media, hockey fans and affiliated staff. The Canadiens have experienced a significant makeover in the off-season and now they will have to come together in a very short period of time. As training camp approaches, what are the five burning questions facing the Montreal Canadiens?  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s Show Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsThe Florida Panthers have signed forward Anthony Duclair to a one-year contract. The guys take a look around at the remaining UFAs with the season just around the corner. Former Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty has been the subject of some trade rumours out of Vegas. He said the rumours are "lightweight stuff" after playing in Montreal. Canadiens prospect report - Habs prospect Jordan Harris named Hockey East player of the week. Joni Ikonen has been skating and could return soon. Alexander Gordin with a three-point game on Friday. World Junior Championship report - The Canadiens will have three players in the tournament: Kaiden Guhle, Cole Caufield and Jan Mysak. Kirby Dach named captain of team Canada with Dylan Cozens and Bowen Byram as the alternates. 10 positive COVID-19 tests at WJC on Friday. Arrests have been made after the theft of Wayne Gretzky memorabilia from the house of Walter Gretzky.  NHL Return to Play - The NHL and NHLPA have reached a tentative agreement for a 56-game season that will begin on January 13th. Questions still remain on how it will look, including whether the entire season will be played in the United States. Quebec premier, Francois Legault says the province's health restrictions will not be an obstacle for the Canadiens. Segment 2: WJC 2021: The Most Wonderful Time Rocket Sports Junior Hockey specialist, Mike Raschle, joins the show to preview the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championships. Rick and Joe talk with Mike about Team Canada and his expectations entering the tournament. Who poses the biggest challenge to Canada? Will Canada get stability between the pipes? The guys discuss this and more! Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s Show Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsUnrestricted free agent Mike Hoffman remains unsigned. The talented goal scorer put up 29 goals last season but has yet to find a home.  Canadiens prospect report - Habs prospect Kaiden Guhle has made Team Canada for the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championships. Cole Caufield made the roster for Team USA. Jesse Ylonen is full of confidence when it comes to his future with the Canadiens.   Canadiens Christmas Concert - Diane Bibaud played some lovely renditions of Christmas songs and some Canadiens players sent out holiday greetings. A picture of Brendan Gallagher in the new reverse retro Canadiens jersey was posted to social media.  They Said What? - Habs sports science and performance director Pierre Allard spoke with media this week, touching on Alexander Romanov, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and more.  Carey Price ranked number two in The Great Goalie Ranking from Sports Illustrated and the Hockey News.  Forbes ranked the Canadiens as the third most valuable NHL franchise. Brian Burke thinks the Canadiens are more playoff ready than the other Canadian teams.   Around the Hockey World - NHL targets a January 13th start with training camps set to open January 3rd, but it would be December 31st for teams who did not participate in the bubble. NHL/NHLPA leaning towards a 56-game schedule. Montreal will play in the all-Canadian division. NHL has proposed an expanded roster framework to the players. Cross-border trades will be allowed but quarantine periods will be respected. NHL intends to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for players Segment 2: Best Habs team in a quarter centuryThis week, Habs beat writer Mathias Brunet argued that the 2020-21 edition of the Montreal Canadiens could be the best CH roster in 25 years. Do you agree? Rick and Joe discuss the possibility of this team being the best Habs team constructed in the last 25 years. Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s Show Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsFormer member of the Laval Rocket, Antoine Waked, signed a deal with the Indy Fuel of the ECHL.  Canadiens prospect report - Habs prospect Cole Caufield is headed to the American World Junior camp after an up and down week with the Wisconsin Badgers. While 2020 second round pick Jan Mysak is headed to World Junior camp for the Czech Republic. Scoring highlights of the week. They Said What? - Habs assistant coaches Dominic Ducharme and Luke Richardson spoke to the media this week, while development coach Francis Bouillon also had an availability.  Around the Hockey World - Gary Bettman says the NHL is "taking their time" planning for a new season. A new proposal of a 56-game season that would start January 15th came to light. With the ongoing disputes between the NHL and NHLPA, fans are assigning blame.  Segment 2: 25th Anniversary of the Patrick Roy TradeDecember 6th marks the 25th anniversary of the infamous Patrick Roy trade that saw the Canadiens trade their franchise goaltender to the Colorado Avalanche that saw the Canadiens net a rather underwhelming package of players. Rick and Joe take a look back at the circumstances surrounding the deal as we approach the 25th anniversary of the transaction.  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s Show Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsShane Churla has left the Canadiens organization to take on the role of Director of Amateur Scouting with the Florida Panthers. Former Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations, Larry Carriere has also left the organization.  Canadiens forward Phillip Danault has been named the recipient of the Jean Beliveau trophy for community involvement.  Deacon Sports and Entertainment announced the appointment of three senior leaders for their new ECHL franchise in Trois-Rivères  Canadiens prospect report - Hockey Canada shuts down their National Junior selection camp in Red Deer. Jesperi Kotkaniemi's loan with Pori Assat has come to an end. Cole Caufield netted a hat-trick against Penn State. Jordan Harris and Jayden Struble are in quarantine with the rest of their team at Northeastern University. They Said What? - Kirk Muller spoke with the media this week, touching on a variety of subjects, including training camp, the Canadiens power play, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and much more.  Looking back on the 2009-2010 season: Rick and Joe share their memories of a season that was full of celebration and optimism.  Segment 2: Feels Like 2010: Interview with Annakin SlaydRick and Joe are joined by Montreal hip-hop artist and sports fan, Annakin Slayd. Slayd touched on all of the optimism that surrounded the 2009-10 season, punctuated by his song "Feels like '93". Slayd also touches on the return of that optimism following the Canadiens improbable playoff run in the bubble.  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsThere's a report that Canadiens 2018 2nd round pick, Jacob Olofsson, will sign a two-year contract with Timra IK of the Allsvenskan.  Canadiens prospect report. Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first two goals since returning to Finland and Cole Caufield is fine after taking a big hit in last Saturday's game against Notre Dame.  They Said What - Habs strength and conditioning coordinator Patrick Delisle-Houde spoke to the media this week. He touched on Shea Weber, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, changes to his role during the pandemic and more! NHL reveals reverse-retro jerseys for all 31 teams.  NHL and NHLPA have been in the news this week after the NHL asked for some tweaks to the CBA agreement agreed to early in the pandemic ECHL announced all teams in the North division will suspend play for the 2020-21 season. Marc Bergevin interview with TVA, touching on ECHL plans, Phillip Danault contract negotiations and his prediction for the all-Canadian division.  Segment 2: All-Canadian or Atlantic division? With the uncertainty surrounding how the upcoming season will unfold, Rick and Joe ask the question: Would the Canadiens have a better chance of making the Playoffs in the Atlantic division, or the Canadian division that has been talked about as a possibility for this season? A survey from The Athletic shows that Canadiens fans have very high hopes with regards to making the Playoffs this season.  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsCanadiens prospect defenceman Josh Brook has tested positive for Covid-19.  Jan Mysak chatted with fellow countryman and long-time Hab, Tomas Plekanec.  The guys provide a scoring summary of Habs prospects who are currently playing.  They Said What? - Canadiens goaltending coach Stephane Waite spoke to the media this week. Touching on Jake Allen, the plan for Cayden Primeau and goaltender Vasili Demchenko The Canadiens provided a peek at the new reverse-retro jersey.   The NHL is reviewing return to play options for the 2020-2021 season.  Segment 2: Canadiens Rise in Off-Ice RankingsRick and Joe take a look at a pair of polls from The Athletic, one ranking NHL front offices and the other a survey of NHL agents discussing the off-season and much more. In both, the reviews of the Canadiens are favourable. In the front office ranking they are up six spots from last year to #14. In the agent survey, they took top spot in the question asking which team had the best off-season.  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsCanadiens prospect Mattias Norlinder left a game due to an apparent shoulder injury.  Montreal has loaned defenceman Josh Brook to Krefeld Pinguine in the German Hockey League.  Canadiens former first round pick David Fischer was in the news this week. He offered some thoughts on why things did not go his way after being the 20th selection in the 2006 draft.  André Tourigny, who will be the head coach of Team Canada at the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championships, took the opportunity to heap some praise on the Canadiens first round selection Kaiden Guhle.  Corey Pronman of The Athletic ranked the top 155 NHL players under the age of 23. The Canadiens feature six players in his ranking, the highest being Nick Suzuki at #27.  Segment 2: Most Pressing Issues About the Montreal CanadiensRick and Joe take a look at 12 of the most pressing issues that face the Montreal Canadiens entering the 2020-21 season. The guys tackle the big questions. What will this season look like? Did Marc Bergevin do enough to make the Canadiens cup contenders? Will Claude Julien accept the youth movement? All these questions and more! We take a look back at the most pressing questions we had entering last season and compare.  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsCarey and Angela Price welcomed their third child to the world this week, their first son named Lincoln. Canadiens 2020 first round pick Kaiden Guhle was named to Team Canada's World Junior Hockey Championships selection camp roster.  They Said What? - Rob Ramage edition The Ottawa Senators signed former Hab Alex Galchenyuk to a one-year contract worth 1.05 million.  Ilya Kovalchuk remains an unsigned free agent. François Gagnon wrote an article for RDS detailing why the aging winger does not make sense for the Canadiens.  Montreal mayor, Valérie Plante, closes all sports facilities including Bell Sports Complex. Segment 2: Canadiens Protection ListRick and Joe are joined by Chris G to discuss the NHL expansion draft set to take place following the 2020-21 season. Following an article written by Chris earlier in the week, the guys take a look at who the Canadiens should have on their protection list and who might be exposed to the Seattle Kraken.  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsThe Canadiens have signed their 2020 first round pick, Kaiden Guhle, to a three-year entry-level contract.  They Said What? - We heard from Claude Julien this week as he gave his thoughts on the changes we have seen Marc Bergevin make this off-season. He also touched on the Max Domi situation, what to expect from Alexander Romanov and what the line combinations might look like this season.  Corey Pronman posted an updated ranking of NHL prospect systems in The Athletic following the 2020 NHL Draft. The latest ranking has them falling two spots to #11, with the Flames and Kings leapfrogging them into the top 10.  With the NHL still targeting a January 1 start date for the 2020-21 season, news came down that the league has cancelled the 2021 Winter Classic and 2021 All-Star Game.  Segment 2: Canadiens 2020-21 LineupAfter the roster changes we have seen so far in the off-season for the Canadiens, Rick and Joe take a look at what the forward lines and defence pairings might look like heading into the 2020-21 season. Where will new acquisitions Josh Anderson and Tyler Toffoli slot into the lineup? Have Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi passed Phillip Danault on the depth chart? The guys discuss that and more! Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get The Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (https://twitter.com/JoeWhalen19 (@JoeWhalen19)) and Rick Stephens (http://www.twitter.com/allhabs (@AllHabs)) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way. This Week’s ShowSegment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League NewsCharles Hudon has signed a contract to play with Lausanne in the National League of Switzerland.  The Canadiens have loaned Jesperi Kotkaniemi to Assat Pori of the Finnish Elite League.  The Canadiens signed Tyler Toffoli to a four-year contract worth $17 million. Jake Allen and the Habs came to an agreement on a two-year contract extension with an AAV of $2.875 million.  The Canadiens signed Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract extension worth $39 million.  They Said What? - Hearing from Tyler Toffoli and Brendan Gallagher on their new contracts, as well as Marc Bergevin.  Around the NHL: Eugene Melnyk believes the Ottawa Senators will win a Stanley Cup within four years.  Segment 2: Winning in QuebecFormer Canadiens defenceman and General Manager, Serge Savard, spoke this week about the debacle surrounding the Canadiens selections in the 2020 NHL Draft and the lack of players selected from Quebec. He criticized Marc Bergevin and Trevor Timmons for not valuing Quebec talent as much as talent from Moose Jaw. Bergevin responded to that criticism from Savard.  Segment 3: Have Your SaySocial media reactions. Listener's calls and texts Bad tweet of the week Get the Canadiens Connection!Be sure to follow @habsconnection on https://twitter.com/HabsConnection (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/habsconnection/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/habsconnection/ (Instagram) Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rocket-sports-radio/id1286574860?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts (iTunes)) https://open.spotify.com/show/2SHpmnrTsx8Jll1Yf99qAJ?si=mWDPeR2cSyKHzBvwXugTRw (Spotify) https://overcast.fm/itunes1286574860/rocket-sports-radio (Overcast) https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rocket-sports-radio (Stitcher) https://castbox.fm/channel/id3054454 (Castbox) https://pca.st/71oN (Pocket Casts) https://radiopublic.com/canadiens-connection-69AMww (RadioPublic) https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Rocket-Sports-Radio-p1039405/ (TuneIn) https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmxvZ3RhbGtyYWRpby5jb20vcm9ja2V0c3BvcnRzL3BvZGNhc3Q (Google Podcasts) And don't be shy to give the podcast a 5-star rating!
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