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Episode 134

Habs Playoff Push | Canadiens Connection ep 134

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.
  • Josh Anderson chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Carey Price continues to recover from a concussion and may return to the ice in the coming days. Brendan Gallagher has started to skate on his own. Cole Caufield made his NHL debut this week. Jonathan Drouin has taken an indefinite leave from the team. 
  • Habs prospect report - There will be no playoffs for the Laval Rocket this season. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • They Said What? - Mix of veterans and young players discuss what it takes to contribute down the stretch towards a playoff berth. 
  • NHL News - Seattle Kraken made the final payment of their $650M franchise fee on Friday. Patrick Roy hired a new agent to facilitate a return to the NHL in coaching or management.

Segment 2: Negative Effects of Habs Success

  • The Canadiens are currently holding onto the fourth and final playoff spot in the North division and the third spot is within reach given the struggles of the Winnipeg Jets, but Habs fans are in a difficult spot. Of course, they want to see their team make the playoffs, but would losing out on that bring about some necessary change? Rick and Joe discuss this dilemma facing Canadiens fans. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
  • CC Question of the week: Are you happy to see Cole Caufield recalled to the taxi squad?
  • Listener's calls and text

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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.



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