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Episode 183

Reshaping the Habs | Canadiens Connection ep 183

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Roster news - Ryan Poehling was placed on injured reserve after suffering an upper body injury against Philadelphia. Christian Dvorak and Jake Allen were activated from IR and returned to the lineup against the Stars. Jonathan Drouin will return. Andrew Hammond and David Savard have been skating. Cedric Paquette and Mathieu Perreault both cleared waivers.

Habs prospect report - Jakub Dobes received several Big Ten honours. Sean Farrell, Blake Biondi, Ty Smilanic and Jordan pursue a Frozen Four berth. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Habs news and notes: Tampa Bay Lightning acquired forward Brandon Hagel from the Blackhawks. There is a Canadiens connection.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - The Gorton Plan

Ben Chiarot was traded to the Florida Panthers for forward Tyler Smilanic, a 1st-round pick in 2023 and a 4th-round pick (NYR) in 2022. We will grade the return.

Special guest: Allan Kreda, Hockey writer for the New York Times and Associated Press regarding Jeff Gorton's impact on the Rangers.

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.

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.