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Episode 147

Habs Draft Firestorm | Canadiens Connection ep 147

This Week’s Show

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

  • Marc Bergevin presser on Shea Weber. Check out news Headlines posts every day at AllHabs.net. 
  • Roster news - Carey Price saw a specialist in New York regarding his hip and knee; had knee surgery on Friday with recovery of 10-12 weeks. 
  • NHL Trades - Seth Jones to Chicago, Rasmus Ristolainen to Philadelphia. Canadiens express interest in Jack Eichel. 
  • Habs prospect report - Rick and Joe share their thoughts on the NHL Entry Draft. Including good news highlights. The guys also take a look at the Canadiens work on day two of the draft. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • NHL news and notes - Full 2021-22 NHL schedule was released on Thursday. Canadiens open the season October 13th in Toronto. Home opener is scheduled for October 16th against the New York Rangers. Final game of the season April 29th where the Habs host the Panthers. 

Segment 2: 2021 NHL Entry Draft controversy

  • With the second last pick of the first round Marc Bergevin selected defenceman Logan Mailloux from the London Knights of the OHL. In doing so, the Canadiens GM ignited a firestorm. Rick and Joe share initial reactions to the staggering selection and fallout of the pick. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Listener's texts and emails. 

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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.



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