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Episode 95

Habs - Penguins Qualifier, Romanov | Canadiens Connection ep 95

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: Game action!

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

With hockey back, the guys briefly take you back to Episode 75 of the Canadiens Connection podcast, the episode that took place after the NHL's announcement to pause the season. 

Alexander Romanov has concluded his quarantine period and was finally able to join his teammates and hit the ice for a practice with his new club. 

Dale Weise heading to Switzerland? Amid rumours of an agreement with Lausanne HC of the National League in Switzerland, the forward denied the rumour and claimed his sole focus is on earning another contract with the Montreal Canadiens. 

0 out of 16 NHL.com writers picked the Habs to beat the Penguins, but former Canadiens defenceman, P.K. Subban, said he believes Carey Price can steal the series. 

They said what? Jonathan Drouin describes the in-arena atmosphere, Shea Weber discusses the team's enthusiasm, Claude Julien talks defence and Alexander Romanov expresses happiness and describes his role. 

Impact of the Coronavirus. The guys share their thoughts on NHL games without fans. The MLB is predictably in a tough spot after an outbreak of positive tests in the Miami Marlins organization. 

Segment 2: Things to watch in Pens / Habs series

Rick and Joe discuss the Habs upcoming qualification round series against the high-powered Pittsburgh Penguins and look at the big questions facing the Canadiens in this series. Can Carey Price steal the series? Can the Canadiens defend two elite centres? Will the Canadiens' special teams be a difference in the series? The guys tackle those questions and more!

Segment 3: Have Your Say

Bracket Challenge Winners. 

Listener's calls and texts

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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.