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Episode 194

Carey, Coach and Combine | Canadiens Connection ep 194

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Roster news - Joel Armia won a gold medal, Josh Anderson picked up a silver at the IIHF World Championship. Carey Price was selected as this year's recipient of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.

Habs prospect report - The Laval Rocket are set to begin the Eastern Conference final against the Springfield Thunderbirds. Laval Rocket signed Canadiens prospect Joshua Roy to an amateur tryout contract. With the passing of the June 1st deadline, the Montreal Canadiens have relinquished their rights to Jacob Olofsson. Canadiens prospect Ty Smilanic has transfered from Quinnipiac University to the University of Wisconsin. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal

Quotes of the Week: Carey Price added the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy to his long list of accomplishments.

Hockey news and notes: Montreal Canadiens announced that Martin St. Louis will be the 32nd head coach in Canadiens history.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - GM Hughes: Checking the Boxes

Two major items on Kent Hughes' off-season to-do list were preparing for the NHL Entry Draft and locking down his head coach. He made significant progress on both items this past week.

Martin St. Louis reacted to receiving a three-year contract extension from the Canadiens.

Jeff Gorton, Kent Hughes and members of the Hockey Operations staff spent this past week in Buffalo at the NHL Scouting Combine.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
  • 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.