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Episode 167

A Fresh Start | Canadiens Connection ep 167

This Week’s Show

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

  • Check out news Headlines posts every week day at AllHabs.net
  • Roster news - Brett Kulak, Mathieu Perreault and Chris Wideman returned to the lineup after recovering from injuries. Joel Edmundson met with doctors and will be evaluated further in coming days. Mike Hoffman has returned to practice with the team. Carey Price skated on his own without equipment this week. Brendan Gallagher and Sami Niku tested positive for COVID-19 and are quarantining for 10 days (missing five games). Josh Anderson suffered an upper-body injury and will be out for two to four weeks. Jeff Petry did not travel to Nashville due to an upper-body injury. Alexander Romanov broke his nose in Thursday's game against the Avalanche. Canadiens have recalled Laurent Dauphin and Corey Schueneman (0 GP-NHL) from the Laval Rocket.
  • Habs prospect report - Updates on the Laval Rocket. Habs prospects Kaiden Guhle and Joshua Roy were invited to Team Canada's World Junior Selection Camp. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Molson cleans house - Geoff Molson fired EVP & GM Marc Bergevin, Assistant GM Trevor Timmins and Senior VP Communications & Public Affairs, Paul Wilson. Assistant GM Scott Mellanby resigned after Molson reneged on a promised promotion. 
  • Hockey news and notes - A Canadiens fan registered his frustration with the Canadiens by tossing a jersey and a hat on the ice during the game against the Avalanche. It sent shockwaves through the players and fanbase.

Segment 2: BIG Topic -

  • The Canadiens new Executive Vice-President is Jeff Gorton. He will help advise Geoff Molson on the selection of a new General Manager. The new GM will have full authority and will report to Molson.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Rocket Sports Movember campaign final update with Michael Spinella and Ben Dankiw.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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

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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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Amy Johnson

From Draft Day to winning a championship, Amy is a credentialed professional hockey reporter at the junior, national, NCAA, IIHF, ECHL, AHL, and NHL levels.

She has extensive experience writing game recaps, interviewing players, coaches, scouts, and management, recording live social media hits, and analyzing the game, in addition to providing original still photography of game action. You can view her work at AHLReport.com.
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Chris G.

Chris G is a Senior writer for AllHabs.net and AHLReport.com covering Montreal Canadiens and Laval Rocket.

Chris is also a regular contributor to the Canadiens Connection podcast. Previously hosted 250+ episodes of the Habs360 podcast.



Habs Notepad published weekly on Mondays during Habs season and contributor to the Canadiens Connection podcast. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisHabs360
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Michael Spinella

Michael was born and raised in Ottawa but, has settled in Montreal as a young professional. He grew up a Sens fan, but now enjoys watching all NHL teams and following prospects throughout their development. Michael has experience in Podcasting, Photography and Audio Production, which he uses to share his excitement and joy of the game.