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Episode 146

Managing the Risk | Canadiens Connection ep 146

This Week’s Show

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

  • Some off-season targets for the Canadiens. Check out news Headlines posts every day at AllHabs.net
  • Carey Price chosen as first star of the season by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Carey Price with hip and knee injury concerns, seeing a specialist. Canadiens announce Trevor Letowski as an assistant coach. Report: Phillip Danault will not be back, Jonathan Drouin would like to return. Former Canadiens defenceman Yannick Weber retired after 13 seasons in the NHL.
  • Habs prospect report - Hockey Canada has invited Kaiden Guhle to their U20 Summer Development Camp. The Canadian Hockey League announced new broadcast rights partnerships that will make TSN, RDS, and CBC the home of the CHL. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • NHL news and notes - Full 2021-22 NHL schedule will be released on Thursday at 6 pm ET. Canadiens will play six pre-season games with Toronto and Ottawa. 

Segment 2: Shea Weber's future is uncertain

  • Rick and Joe run down the series of events leading up to Wednesday night's expansion draft. Marc Bergevin took a huge risk leaving Carey Price unprotected in favour of Jake Allen. Was this gamble worth it? In the end the Canadiens lost young defenceman, Cale Fleury. The guys give their thoughts on the whole process and the expansion draft itself. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • 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
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Michael Spinella

Michael was born and raised in Ottawa but, has settled in Montreal as a young professional. He grew up a Sens fan, but now enjoys watching all NHL teams and following prospects throughout their development. Michael has experience in Podcasting, Photography and Audio Production, which he uses to share his excitement and joy of the game.