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 source they know and trust.
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 just that – 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
After taking some time to think about it, Max Domi joined the Canadiens in Phase 3.
Alexander Romanov had an interesting week travelling, Rick and Joe discuss his confusing journey to North America.
Michael McNiven had a scare early this week when he was struck in the mask by a Shea Weber slapshot.
Phillip Danault, Ryan Poehling, Victor Mete, Cale Fleury and Cayden Primeau rejoined the main group. While Brett Kulak and Xavier Ouellet also returned to practice after testing positive for the coronavirus.
Who's in and who's out? Taking a look around the NHL at players who joined their team after an absence and who's out.
In an article from The Athletic, the Canadiens were ranked the 24th team out of 24. While their coach Claude Julien fared a little bit better in a ranking of coaches on NHL.com.
They said what? Carey Price had the quote of the week when asked how to slow down Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. While his backup Charlie Lindgren is garnering praise for his play in camp.
The Seattle Kraken have been revealed as the 32nd NHL franchise.
Impact of the Coronavirus. The Blue Jays are no longer homeless. The CFL headed to Winnipeg?
Segment 2: The Big Topic - The Case for Danault
NHL Award Nominations. The guys run down the nominees for each NHL Award.
After the announcement of the nominees for the Selke trophy, there was a debate on social media regarding the case for Phillip Danault. Rick and Joe take a look at the case for Danault.
Segment 3: Have Your Say
It's Quiz time!
Bracket Challenge update
Listener's calls and texts
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