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Episode 102

Habs Sign Edmundson, Bergevin's Best, Worst Moves | Canadiens Connection ep 102

ROCKET SPORTS MEDIA | MONTREAL, QC. — Welcome to the Canadiens Connection via Rocket Sports Radio. This engaging podcast featured on All Habs Hockey Magazine connects Habs fans with their beloved team from a plugged-in source they know and trust.

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Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.


This Week’s Show


Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League News

  • Victor Mete is engaged to be married! Rick and Joe send their congratulations to he and his soon-to-be wife. 
  • The Habs have loaned Jesse Ylonen to Lahti Pelicans in Finland.
  • Some interesting news from Elliotte Friedman that the Canadiens considered Devan Dubnyk before acquiring Jake Allen. 
  • After acquiring him last week in exchange for a 2020 5th round pick, the Canadiens agreed to terms on a four-year contract with defenceman, Joel Edmundson
  • They Said What? - Joel Edmundson edition. The guys react to Edmundson's conference call following his contract signing. 
  • St. Louis Blues hire Jim Montgomery as an assistant coach.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs hire Manny Malhotra as an assistant coach. 
  • Florida Panthers name Rick Dudley as Senior Advisor to their new GM, Bill Zito.


Segment 2: Marc Bergevin's Best and Worst

  • Following a couple of significant trades in recent weeks, the guys take a look back at Marc Bergevin's entire tenure as General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens and list their Top 5 best and worst moves of his time in Montreal.  Where will his most significant moves like Subban for Weber and Sergachev for Drouin land in their rankings? 


Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Social media reactions.
  • Listener's calls and texts
  • Bad tweet of the week


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About the Podcast

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Canadiens Connection
Canadiens Connection via Rocket Sports Radio brings you news, expert analysis and informed commentary about the Montreal Canadiens and NHL hockey.

About your hosts

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Rick Stephens

Rick is the Founder and President of Rocket Sports. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief for our publications and Director of Scouting. This followed a long, successful career in academia. These days, you’ll find him where he is most comfortable, in a press box arena or sharing his insights from behind a microphone.
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Joseph Whalen

Joseph Whalen is the co-host of the Canadiens Connection podcast, which he hosts weekly alongside Rick Stephens. Before the Canadiens Connection podcast, Joseph spent time covering the St. John's IceCaps and Belleville Senators of the AHL for the AHL Report and Rocket Sports Media.