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Episode 181

Trade Rumblings | Canadiens Connection ep 181

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 - Mathieu Perreault returned to the lineup against the Senators. Perreault received a tribute video in Winnipeg. Joel Armia returned to the lineup against the Winnipeg Jets. Jake Evans left the game against Calgary with an upper-body injury. Andrew Hammond was placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. Cayden Primeau was recalled from Laval. Goaltender Michael McNiven was traded to the Calgary Flames for future considerations. 
  • Habs prospect report - JF Houle spoke about Habs prospect Jesse Ylonen. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Habs news and notes: The Bell Centre returns to full capacity on March 12th. Vaccine passports will no longer be required for fans attending games. Masks are required. The family of Guy Lafleur released a health update. The Montreal Canadiens have hired Adam Nicholas as director, hockey development.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - The Price of Entertaining Hockey

  • The Montreal Canadiens have won six of their last seven games and have moved out of the basement of the NHL. Some fans are concerned that this dreadful season will not result in securing the first overall spot in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • New voices: Michael chats with RSM contributor Cole Jurzyniec
  • 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
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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.