Reshaping the Habs Defence | Canadiens Connection ep 192
This Week’s Show
Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League News
Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net.
Roster news - Canadiens prospect Otto Leskinen has signed a two-year deal with Frolunda (SHL). Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen is not a finalist for the King Clancy Trophy. Finalists are Ryan Getzlaf (ANA), Darnell Nurse (EDM) and P.K. Subban (NJD). Canadiens goaltender Carey Price was selected as one of the three finalists for the Bill Masterton Trophy.
Habs prospect report - The Laval Rocket advanced to the North Division final against the Rochester Americans. Canadiens prospect Riley Kidney may join the Laval Rocket for the remainder of the playoffs. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
Hockey news and notes: NHL coaching carousel and Stanley Cup playoff update. Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor.
Segment 2: BIG Topic - Off Season To-Do List: Reshaping the Habs Defence
The off-season will be a busy one for Jeff Gorton and Kent Hughes. Building a defence corps that provides opportunities for the Canadiens young defencemen while supporting them with experience will be a tough task.
In addition to putting together a group of defencemen, Gorton and Hughes must free up salary cap space. Jeff Petry and the contract of Shea Weber provide prime opportunities for additional cap space. They will be priorities to trade. Who can be signed as a free agent?
Segment 3: Have Your Say
- Canadiens upcoming events.
- Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
- Listener's texts and emails.
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