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Episode 174

GM Search Narrows | Canadiens Connection ep 174

This Week’s Show

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

  • Check out news Headlines posts every week day at AllHabs.net
  • Roster news - Jake Allen will miss at least one week after being injured during the first period of the game in Boston. He has returned to Montreal for further evaluation. Cayden Primeau has been recalled from the taxi squad on an emergency basis. Rem Pitlick was picked up on waivers and made his Habs debut against Chicago. Chris Wideman was suspended for one game for head-butting Bruins forward Erik Haula. Chicago’s Calvin de Haan has been fined $2,500, for a dangerous trip on Montreal’s Cole Caufield. Paul Byron should be cleared by Saturday and will join the team on the road.
  • Habs prospect report - Habs prospect Sean Farrell will represent Team USA at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Quotes of the week - Chris Wideman, Alexander Romanov and Dominique Ducharme.
  • Hockey news and notes - Nick Suzuki has been named the Canadiens representative for the 2022 NHL All-Star game in Las Vegas. Angela Price, Julie Petry and Liz Ann Ouellet reveal details of their families' lives in individual posts. NHL met with the Government of Quebec regarding the return of the Nordiques.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Narrowing the Field

  • It is being reported that round one interviews have been completed and 3-4 candidates have been invited to participate in a second interview including Mathieu Darche, Danny Briere and Kent Hughes, who was not included in the first round.
  • In addition, it is expected that failed candidates from round one will be considered for other positions in the organization.
  • Chris and Rick discuss the top candidates.

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.