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Episode 185

Rivalry Reimagined | Canadiens Connection ep 185

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Roster news - William Lagesson and Justin Barron made their Canadiens' debuts this week. The Canadiens signed defenceman Jordan Harris to a two-year entry-level contract. The Canadiens signed forward Joshua Roy to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Canadiens signed forward Lucas Condotta to a one-year, entry-level contract.

Habs prospect report - Two Canadiens prospects have made it to the Frozen Four: Brett Stapley (Denver), Rhett Pitlick (Minnesota). Jayden Struble's season was over when Northeastern was eliminated. The question is will Struble return to school next season or turn pro? Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Habs news and notes: The NHL named Cole Caufield the league's "Rookie of the Month" for March. Guy Lafleur will receive the Medal of Honour from the Quebec National Assembly on May 24th. 

Segment 2: BIG Topic -

This week, Denis Lessard from La Presse reported that there were discussions between the Ottawa Senators, the NHL, Quebecor and the Quebec government to schedule five Senators games at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City next season.

Quebec City has been without a team since 1995. The 18,000 seat Videotron Centre is presently the home of the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL. In the unlikely event that the Quebec Nordiques return to the NHL, what would it mean for the Montreal Canadiens?

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.