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Episode 138

Playoff Pressure | Canadiens Connection ep 138

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.
  • Carey Price chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Injury updates for Jake Evans and Artturi Lehkonen. Habs fans return to the Bell Centre for game six.
  • Habs prospect report - AHL announced that Cayden Primeau and Otto Leskinen were named to the 2020-21 Canadian Division All-Star Team. Laval Rocket signed forward Cedric Desruisseaux and defenseman Terrance Amorosa to one-year, two-way AHL contracts. Canadiens nearing June 1st deadline to sign three prospects to NHL contracts: Joni Ikonen, Jacob Leguerrier, Kieran Ruscheinski. Canadiens prospect Sean Farrell and the Chicago Steel won the USHL championship. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Taking a look at some of the roster decisions that have made to this point in the series. We have still yet to see Alexander Romanov appear in the series. 
  • Hockey News - Owen Power is at the top of CSB draft rankings for North American skaters. Patrick Roy and Mario Tremblay renew acquaintances in commercial for Uber Eats.

Segment 2: Do the Canadiens Measure Up?

  • Rick and Joe take a look at how the Canadiens have fared against a team that is believed to be a contender. Taking a look at all areas of the game, the guys discuss where the Canadiens have measured up and where they have fallen short to this point in the series. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Happy Memorial Day weekend!
  • Listener's calls and text

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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.

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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.