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Episode 188

Celebrating The Flower | Canadiens Connection ep 188

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 was granted a leave of absence to attend to a family matter in Finland. Paul Byron was reinjured in Tuesday's game against the Wild. He will require more tests. Michael Pezzetta was suspended two games by the Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head of TJ Oshie.

Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket are looking to clinch a spot while the Trois Rivieres Lions begin the playoffs. Canadiens prospect Kaiden Guhle is a nominee for WHL Defenceman of the Year. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Habs news and notes: The 2022 NHL Draft Lottery drawing will be held on May 10th. The Canadiens alumni met with the current management of the team including Jeff Gorton, Kent Hughes and Marty St. Louis.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Guy Lafleur: The Legend Will Live On

On Friday, Montreal Canadiens legendary Hall-of-Famer Guy Lafleur died at the age of 70 after a 31-month battle with lung cancer. We pay tribute to the wonderful life and career of Guy Lafleur from a variety of perspectives with contributions from all over the hockey world.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection Question of the Week: We read fan memories and expressions of condolence from Canadiens and hockey fans.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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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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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.