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Episode 118

Habs Impact Players | Canadiens Connection ep 118

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

  • Canadiens prospect Jesse Ylonen will make his way to Montreal soon.
  • World Juniors Report - Rick and Joe react to the Gold Medal game between Canada and USA, touch on tournament standouts and how Canadiens prospects performed. 
  • Canadiens training camp has opened, we got our first look at what the team might look like when play begins. 
  • They Said What? - This week, the guys react to audio from Marc Bergevin, Jake Allen, Josh Anderson, Corey Perry and Brendan Gallagher. 
  • Hockey notes - Dallas Stars postponed first two games of the season as six players and two staff  tested positive for COVID-19. 19 Columbus Blue Jackets players missed practice Friday in accordance with NHL COVID-19 protocols. Pittsburgh Penguins cancel practice and scrimmage. Laval Rocket will play its home games at the Bell Centre. Carey Price will wear a mask designed to look like a biomechanical skull this season.

Segment 2: Rate the Habs newbies!

  • Rick and Joe take a look at the Habs newcomers and discuss who they believe will make the biggest impact with the Canadiens. Marc Bergevin provided a lot of options to choose from, but who do Rick and Joe think will be the most impactful additions for the Habs?


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.