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Episode 137

Habs Playoff Warriors | Canadiens Connection ep 137

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.
  • Artturi Lehkonen chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - All players who were sidelined by injury have returned to the Canadiens lineup. Jonathan Drouin not expected to return. Jake Evans is listed as day-to-day and will not play in game two, Jesperi Kotkaniemi draws in. John Tavares is out for a minimum of two weeks.
  • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket season is over but not before Brendan Gallagher and Carey Price paid a visit. Jordan Weal, Vasily Demchenko to KHL. Gustav Olofsson looking for a new opportunity. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Step aside Coach C, it's time for GM JJ. The guys take a look at some roster decisions that were made ahead of Game 1 for the Canadiens and the conversation that surrounded them. 
  • Hockey News - Nazem Kadri suspended eight games by the Department of Player Safety. Latvia shocks Canada in the World Hockey Championships with a 2-0 win.

Segment 2: Winners and Losers of the week

  • Rick and Joe look take a look at Game 1 against the Leafs and who caught their eye for both good and bad reasons. Find out who stood out to the guys with the return of Winners and Losers!

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • CC Question of the Week: What did you think of Nick Foligno initiating a fight with Corey Perry after the accident to John Tavares?
  • 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