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Episode 106

Habs Sign Gallagher, Toffoli, Allen, Bergevin's Checklist | Canadiens Connection ep 106

Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

This Week’s Show

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

  • Charles Hudon has signed a contract to play with Lausanne in the National League of Switzerland. 
  • The Canadiens have loaned Jesperi Kotkaniemi to Assat Pori of the Finnish Elite League. 
  • The Canadiens signed Tyler Toffoli to a four-year contract worth $17 million.
  • Jake Allen and the Habs came to an agreement on a two-year contract extension with an AAV of $2.875 million. 
  • The Canadiens signed Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract extension worth $39 million. 
  • They Said What? - Hearing from Tyler Toffoli and Brendan Gallagher on their new contracts, as well as Marc Bergevin. 
  • Around the NHL: Eugene Melnyk believes the Ottawa Senators will win a Stanley Cup within four years. 

Segment 2: Winning in Quebec

  • Former Canadiens defenceman and General Manager, Serge Savard, spoke this week about the debacle surrounding the Canadiens selections in the 2020 NHL Draft and the lack of players selected from Quebec. He criticized Marc Bergevin and Trevor Timmons for not valuing Quebec talent as much as talent from Moose Jaw. Bergevin responded to that criticism from Savard. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Social media reactions.
  • Listener's calls and texts
  • Bad tweet of the week

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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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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.