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Episode 157

Making The Grade | Canadiens Connection ep 157

This Week’s Show

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

  • Check out news Headlines posts every week day at AllHabs.net
  • Roster news - Canadiens announce 22 players cut from training camp on Friday plus two players on Saturday. Canadiens injury list grows: Sami Niku, Cedric Paquette, Mattias Norlinder, Joel Edmundson, Carey Price, Cole Caufield, Mike Hoffman, Paul Byron, Shea Weber. Group CH announces full capacity for Bell Centre and Place Bell.
  • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket training camp opens Monday. Trois Rivieres Lions unveiled their official jerseys on Friday.
  • Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Canadiens leadership - While injuries will prevent Shea Weber from playing this season, the captain has left a legacy with the Montreal Canadiens. Brendan Gallagher will wear an 'A'. The other 'A' will be rotated.
  • NHL news and notes - 2021 NHL Broadcasting Rankings. Ben Chiarot comments on the  crack-down on cross-checking. NHL 2021-22 Season Preview by Rocket Sports contributors.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Earning a Roster Spot

  • By Monday, the Canadiens training camp will be down to one team after cuts are made to prepare for the final two exhibition games. But there are still opportunities for players to earn a roster spot on defence and at centre.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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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