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Episode 132

Shoring Up Habs Defence | Canadiens Connection ep 132

This Week’s Show

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

  • With Joseph off this week, Rick and guest host Amy Johnson briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
  • Corey Perry chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Brendan Gallagher was re-evaluated this week. Carey Price returned to practice. Joel Armia returned to the lineup this week after recovering from COVID. Ben Chiarot returned to the lineup on Friday after recovering from fractured hand. Victor Mete was placed on waivers and was claimed by the Ottawa Senators. Marc Bergevin acquired defenceman Jon Merrill from the Detroit Red Wings and defenceman Erik Gustafsson from the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket light schedule in April and game postponements. Joel Bouchard discussed a plan for Cole Caufield. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • NHL News - The NHL announced that the regular season has been extended to May 19th.

Segment 2: Shoring Up the Canadiens Defence

  • Defence has been an issue all season long for the Canadiens. Management is not confident in internal solutions.
  • Marc Bergevin acquired Erik Gustafsson and Jon Merrill at the trade deadline. Who are they and what can be expected from these two defencemen. Amy and Rick will discuss.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
  • CC Question of the week: Are you happy to see Cole Caufield recalled to the taxi squad?
  • Listener's calls and text

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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