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Episode 135

Habs Playoff Lineup | Canadiens Connection ep 135

This Week’s Show

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

  • Rick and Joe break down the week that was for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
  • Nick Suzuki chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Injury update: Paul Byron, Phillip Danault, Brendan Gallagher, Shea Weber, Carey Price. Tomas Tatar has returned to the Habs lineup, Cole Caufield scored his first three goals in the NHL this week.
  • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket clinched first place in the Canadian division. Ryan Poehling will have surgery and miss the rest of the season. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Canadiens goaltending - Let's take a look at the Canadiens goaltending situation since March 1st. Has Jake Allen been able to step up as a number one goaltender since Carey Price has been injured? Was Cayden Primeau the right choice to be promoted to the backup position?
  • NHL News - Rick and Joe give their thoughts on the Tom Wilson debacle, which led to a bizarre series of events in New York. 

Segment 2: Canadiens bad starts, is it a coaching issue?

  • The Canadiens have regularly given up the first goal of the game, doing so in seven out of their last ten games, is it something that is on Dominique Ducharme's radar to fix? We hear from the coach and some players on bad starts and issues in the Habs performance of late.
  • You be the head coach. What does your post-season lineup look like?

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
  • CC Question of the week: What does your post-season lineup look like?
  • Listener's calls and text

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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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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.

She has extensive experience writing game recaps, interviewing players, coaches, scouts, and management, recording live social media hits, and analyzing the game, in addition to providing original still photography of game action. You can view her work at AHLReport.com.
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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.

Habs Notepad published weekly on Mondays during Habs season and contributor to the Canadiens Connection podcast. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisHabs360