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Episode 217

Habs Going Off Script | Canadiens Connection ep 217

This Week’s Show: Habs Going Off Script

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Canadiens placed Rem Pitlick on waivers. Josh Anderson and Juraj Slafkovsky were each  suspended two games for boarding.

Canadiens prospect update: Filip Mesar and Joshua Roy. Development happened this week in Laval when Canadiens development staff ran practice.

Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Quotes of the week from Filip Mesar and JF Houle.

Hockey news and notes: Daniel Alfredsson, Roberto Luongo, Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. The World Cup of Hockey will not be played in February 2024. P.K. Subban signed a multi-year contract with ESPN.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Results Not According to Plan

Canadiens head coach Marty St. Louis said that this season would be defined by intent not results. Jeff Gorton and Kent Hughes have said that the focus should be on sustainable, long-term development.

The Canadiens are currently 20th in the standings which places them outside a top-10 pick in the NHL Entry Draft. This has been achieved with Joel Edmundson and Mike Matheson missing considerable time to start the 2022-23 campaign as well as learning that Carey Price will be unable to play this season.

What has contributed to their success and how does this change plans for management?

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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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.
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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.

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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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