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Episode 122

Habs Reach for the Top | Canadiens Connection ep 122

This Week’s Show

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

  • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs went 2-2 this week, the guys pick out some memorable moments from each of the four games. 
  • Carey Price named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column.
  • Roster news - Laval Rocket season start is on hold. Check out daily reports including audio from players and coach Joel Bouchard at AHLReport.com. Cole Caufield named Big10 Hockey first star of the week. Josh Anderson experienced flu-like symptoms during the game against the Flames. Alexander Romanov injured in practice Friday. Victor Mete trade request denied by Bergevin. 
  • Canadiens home stand - Thoughts on Dillon Dube's hit on Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Shea Weber's 1000th game, the debut of the Habs reverse retro sweater and more!
  • They Said What? - Our favourite clips from media availabilities this week, including Weber on his 1000th game and more!
  • Hockey notes - NHL postpones more games and expands their COVID protocols. A pair of former Canadiens prospects, Nikita Scherbak and Noah Juulsen make their debuts for new teams. 


Segment 2: A Brief Visit to the Penthouse

  • The Canadiens found themselves occupying the top spot in the North division for a short time this week. Rick and Joe take a look back at the long journey for the Habs to get to that spot after finishing 24th last season and how they were quickly displaced following a disappointing effort against the last place Ottawa Senators. 

 Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • CC Question of the week: Now that you have seen them on the ice, what do you think about the Canadiens retro reverse jerseys?
  • New Partnership: The Hockey Podcast Network
  • Social media reactions
  • 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.