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Episode 130

Caufield Era Is Near | Canadiens Connection ep 130

This Week’s Show

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

  • Rick 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.
  • Carey Price is the mid-season leader in weekly three stars by Joseph Whalen
  • Roster news - Tyler Toffoli remains out with a lower body injury. Joel Armia remains on the NHL's COVID protocol list. Eric Staal is under one-week quarantine. 
  • Habs prospect report - UMD's Blake Biondi advanced to the Frozen Four. Canadiens signed defenceman Corey Schueneman to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2021-22 season. Canadiens signed forward Cole Caufield to a three-year entry-level contract. Caufield will play his first pro game in Laval. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • NHL News - NHL announced updates to the Canadiens regular season schedule this week. 
  • Eric Staal had his first media availability as a Montreal Canadien and talked about a variety of topics.


Segment 2: Cole Caufield: The Inside Story

  • The guys take a look back on being on the scene for every step of Cole Caufield's association with the Montreal Canadiens. Rocket Sports staff and contest winners travelled to Vancouver to witness Caufield being drafted 15th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Rocket Sports travelled to watch two of Caufield's road games and to record an exclusive interview with him. 
  • Rick and Joe are joined by Todd Milewski of the Wisconsin State Journal, who covered every moment of Caufield's college career. 

 Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Happy Easter!
  • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
  • CC Question of the week: What are your thoughts on Connor McDavid's hit on Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night?
  • Special guest next week: Theo Fleury
  • Listener's calls and text

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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.

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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.