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Episode 105

Habs Draft, Sign, Trade, Buyout | Canadiens Connection ep 105

ROCKET SPORTS MEDIA | MONTREAL, QC. — Welcome to the Canadiens Connection via Rocket Sports Radio. This engaging podcast featured on All Habs Hockey Magazine connects Habs fans with their beloved team from a plugged-in source they know and trust.

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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.

This Week’s Show

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

The week started with the Canadiens qualifying RFAs: Max Domi,

Charles Hudon, Victor Mete, Xavier Ouellet and Noah Juulsen.

The Canadiens placed Karl Alzner on unconditional waivers for the purposes of buying out the remaining two years of his contract. 


The Canadiens sign Noah Juulsen to a one-year, two-way contract.


The team also came to an agreement on a one-year contract with Victor Mete. 

Xavier Ouellet is back in the fold, after he also signed a new two-year, two-way contract with the Habs.

Canadiens have signed Brandon Baddock to a one-year, two-way contract. 

The Canadiens traded Max Domi and a 3rd round pick to Columbus in exchange for Josh Anderson. The Habs then signed Anderson to a seven-year deal worth $38.5 million. 

They Said What - Domi and Anderson edition. Hearing from both parties involved in the trade between Montreal and Columbus. 

Segment 2: Canadiens 2020 Entry Draft

  • Rick and Joe take a look at the Canadiens performance at the 2020 NHL Draft. Last week the guys each provided three players the Canadiens could target with the 16th pick, the Habs did not end up picking on of those players, instead selecting Kaiden Guhle. The later rounds saw the Canadiens select Luke Tuch, Jan Mysak, Jack Smith, Blake Biondi, Sean Farrell, Jakub Dobes and Alexander Gordin. 

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.