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Episode 112

Habs Winds of Change | Canadiens Connection ep 112

Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

This Week’s Show

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

  • Shane Churla has left the Canadiens organization to take on the role of Director of Amateur Scouting with the Florida Panthers. Former Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations, Larry Carriere has also left the organization. 
  • Canadiens forward Phillip Danault has been named the recipient of the Jean Beliveau trophy for community involvement. 
  • Deacon Sports and Entertainment announced the appointment of three senior leaders for their new ECHL franchise in Trois-Rivères 
  • Canadiens prospect report - Hockey Canada shuts down their National Junior selection camp in Red Deer. Jesperi Kotkaniemi's loan with Pori Assat has come to an end. Cole Caufield netted a hat-trick against Penn State. Jordan Harris and Jayden Struble are in quarantine with the rest of their team at Northeastern University.
  • They Said What? - Kirk Muller spoke with the media this week, touching on a variety of subjects, including training camp, the Canadiens power play, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and much more. 
  • Looking back on the 2009-2010 season: Rick and Joe share their memories of a season that was full of celebration and optimism. 

Segment 2: Feels Like 2010: Interview with Annakin Slayd

  • Rick and Joe are joined by Montreal hip-hop artist and sports fan, Annakin Slayd. Slayd touched on all of the optimism that surrounded the 2009-10 season, punctuated by his song "Feels like '93". Slayd also touches on the return of that optimism following the Canadiens improbable playoff run in the bubble. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Social media reactions.
  • Listener's calls and texts
  • Bad tweet of the week

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About the Podcast

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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.

About your hosts

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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.