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Episode 159

Laying It On the Line | Canadiens Connection ep 159

This Week’s Show

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

  • Roster news - Canadiens injury update. The Canadiens filed a LTI letter regarding Shea Weber with the NHL on Wednesday. Canadiens claimed forward Adam Brooks off waivers from Toronto. Canadiens assigned Kaiden Guhle to Prince Albert Raiders and Cayden Primeau to Laval Rocket as the final two cuts from training camp to complete their 23-man roster. Canadiens sent forward Ryan Poehling to the Laval Rocket. Canadiens signed Nick Suzuki to a 8-year contract extension, $7.875M AAV.
  • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket played their first regular season game on Friday.
  •  Ryan Poehling wore an 'A' for Laval along with Gabriel Bourque. Xavier Ouellet remains the captain. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Roster decisions on defence and fourth line.
  • NHL news and notes - Carolina Hurricanes forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi played left wing on the Canes top line. Los Angeles Kings forward Phillip Danault scored his first goal of the season.

Segment 2: BIG Topic -

  • Ahead of Montreal's home opener, we venture into dangerous territory of making predictions about the Canadiens 82-game season.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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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