This Week’s Show
Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League News
Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net.
Roster news - Canadiens relinquished the rights to prospect Brett Stapley. Canadiens acquired forward Sean Monahan and a conditional first-round pick in 2025 from the Calgary Flames in exchange for future considerations.
Habs prospect report - Canadiens prospect Jayden Struble will reportedly return to Northeastern University next season for his senior year.
Hockey news and notes: Nashville Predators will host the 2023 NHL Entry Draft. Former Canadiens forward Cedric Paquette has signed a contract with Dinamo Minsk.
Segment 2: BIG Topic - Habs GM Leverages Dire Outlook
The rebuild of the Montreal Canadiens took another significant step this week after GM Kent Hughes acquired a conditional first-round draft pick in 2025. That gives Montreal five first-round picks over the next three drafts. Hughes was in a position to receive this asset due to LTIR cap space potentially provided by Carey Price's lingering knee injury.
Segment 3: Have Your Say
- Canadiens upcoming events.
- Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
- Listener's texts and emails.
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