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Episode 139

Habs Riding Momentum | Canadiens Connection ep 139

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. Alexander Romanov remains in the press box for the Canadiens. 
  • Habs prospect report - Canadiens allowed the June 1st deadline to pass without signing any of these three prospects to NHL contracts: Joni Ikonen, Jacob Leguerrier, Kieran Ruscheinski. Canadiens sign Mattias Norlinder to three-year entry-level contract. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Taking a look at the Mark Scheifele hit on Jake Evans that resulted in Evans suffering a concussion and all the fallout from the incident. 
  • Hockey News - Buffalo Sabres won the NHL Draft Lottery. Jordan Staal and Max Pacioretty making an impact in the NHL Playoffs. 

Segment 2: How have the Canadiens turned it around?

  • The Canadiens have now won five consecutive games. This team did not have a win streak longer than three games in the regular season, so what has happened that they have been able to find this level of success at the most important time? Rick and Joe take a look at how the Canadiens turned it around to eliminate the Leafs and how they took a commanding 2-0 series lead over the Jets. 
  • Who has stood out? Who has disappointed? What is fact and what is fiction?

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • CC Question of the Week: Was the four games imposed by the DoPS to Mark Scheifele enough?
  • Listener's texts and emails. 
  • Dynasty By Decade podcast: Montreal Canadiens of the 1970s

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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