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
- There's a report that Canadiens 2018 2nd round pick, Jacob Olofsson, will sign a two-year contract with Timra IK of the Allsvenskan.
- Canadiens prospect report. Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first two goals since returning to Finland and Cole Caufield is fine after taking a big hit in last Saturday's game against Notre Dame.
- They Said What - Habs strength and conditioning coordinator Patrick Delisle-Houde spoke to the media this week. He touched on Shea Weber, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, changes to his role during the pandemic and more!
- NHL reveals reverse-retro jerseys for all 31 teams.
- NHL and NHLPA have been in the news this week after the NHL asked for some tweaks to the CBA agreement agreed to early in the pandemic
- ECHL announced all teams in the North division will suspend play for the 2020-21 season.
- Marc Bergevin interview with TVA, touching on ECHL plans, Phillip Danault contract negotiations and his prediction for the all-Canadian division.
Segment 2: All-Canadian or Atlantic division?
- With the uncertainty surrounding how the upcoming season will unfold, Rick and Joe ask the question: Would the Canadiens have a better chance of making the Playoffs in the Atlantic division, or the Canadian division that has been talked about as a possibility for this season?
- A survey from The Athletic shows that Canadiens fans have very high hopes with regards to making the Playoffs this season.
Segment 3: Have Your Say
- Social media reactions.
- Listener's calls and texts
- Bad tweet of the week
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