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Episode 186

Emerging Leaders | Canadiens Connection ep 186

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net. 

Roster news - Jordan Harris made his NHL debut against the Lightning on Saturday. Carey Price is on the Canadiens road trip and is getting close to returning. The Canadiens signed forward Emil Heineman to a three-year, entry-level contract. Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield were named co-winners of the Molson Cup for March.

Habs prospect report - Lucas Condotta made his pro debut with Laval on Friday night vs Rochester. Prospect Brett Stapley and his University of Denver team will play for the NCAA hockey title vs Minnesota State. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Quotes of the week: Guy Boucher on Nick Suzuki; Luke Richardson on Joel Edmundson; and Brendan Gallagher on Tim Stutzle.

Habs news and notes: April 9th marks the 20th anniversary of the return to the ice for Saku Koivu after his battle with cancer. 

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Rebuilding the Leadership of the Canadiens

The Canadiens have suffered from a serious lack of leadership this season. The four players who guided the team through the 2021-22 campaign all the way to the Stanley Cup Final have been missing. 

Habs GM Kent Hughes said that a captain will be in place for next season. What makes a good captain? Who will make up the Canadiens leadership team in 2022-23?

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
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.