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Episode 190

Off-season Coping Strategies | Canadiens Connection ep 190

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net. 

Roster news - Canadiens have signed forward Riley Kidney to a three-year, entry-level contract. Goaltending prospect Frederik Dichow has signed with Frolunda HC (SHL) for the 2022-23 season. Defenseman Dmitri Kostenko signed a two-year contract with Spartak Moscow (KHL.)

Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket first round playoff series is underway with Syracuse. Trois Rivieres Lions have been eliminated from the playoffs. The Newfoundland Growlers defeated the Lions in the North Division semifinals. NHL Central Scouting has published it's final rankings ahead of the NHL Entry Draft on July 7-8 in Montreal. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Habs news and notes: Sean Farrell and Jordan Harris will represent the United States at the IIHF World Hockey Championship. Hockey Canada announced that the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championship will be played in Halifax and Moncton. Gary Bettman says that the NHL has no interest in expanding the playoffs. The NHL's salary cap will bump up to $82.5 million for the 2022-23 season, rising for the first time since 2019-20, but not for the Montreal Canadiens.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Off-season Coping Strategies for Habs Fans

The Montreal Canadiens 2021-22 regular season is over. There will be no NHL playoffs for the organization. So how can Canadiens fans get through the summer months? We're here to help! 

It promises to be a busy off-season. There will be a good deal of activity when it comes to RFAs, UFAs and trades for the Canadiens. And the entire Rocket Sports team is excited to bring it all to you.

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
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
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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.