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Episode 144

Heads Held High | Canadiens Connection ep 144

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 - Now that the Canadiens playoff run has concluded we learned of injuries players were playing through, with Shea Weber, Brendan Gallagher, Jeff Petry, Eric Staal and Tyler Toffoli all playing through the pain. Pierre Allard has resigned and will leave the team at the end of the month. 
  • Habs prospect report - Trois-Rivieres Lions announce signings of forwards Alexis D'Aoust and Olivier Archambault, and defencemen Guillaume Beaudoin, Mathieu Brodeur and Mathieu Gagnon. Anaheim Ducks name Joel Bouchard as the head coach of the San Diego Gulls. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Stanley Cup Finals review - Hearing from Gallagher, Weber and Price with their thoughts on the Stanley Cup Final. 
  • NHL news and notes - NHL critical dates calendar is filled with events. 

Segment 2: Thoughts on Season & What's ahead!

  • Rick and Joe react to quotes from the Canadiens end of season media availabilities, featuring quotes from Corey Perry, Paul Byron, Ben Chiarot and Marc Bergevin. The guys also give their thoughts on what's ahead for the Habs. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Listener's texts and emails. 

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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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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