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Episode 198

Final Countdown: Wright vs Slaf | Canadiens Connection ep 198

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Welcome to Season 5 of the Canadiens Connection!

Roster news - The Montreal Canadiens will play eight preseason games this Fall beginning on Monday, September 26th. Sean Burke was named Director of Goaltending and NHL Goaltending Coach for the Vegas Golden Knights.

Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket assistant coach Kelly Buchberger was inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame. Saint John Sea Dogs beat Hamilton Bulldogs to win the Memorial Cup. Arber Xhekaj was named to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team.

Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Hockey news and notes: Hockey Hall of Fame announced its class of 2022: Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Roberto Luongo, Daniel Alfredsson, Riikka Sallinen and Herb Carnegie.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - The Final Countdown

The tension is rising with just a few days left until the Montreal Canadiens make their selection with the first overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. What's the latest?

TSN's Bob McKenzie released his final draft rankings with Juraj Slafkovsky taking the number one spot.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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