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Episode 131

Rookies and Legends | Canadiens Connection ep 131

This Week’s Show

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

  • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
  • Brendan Gallagher chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Joel Armia remains on the NHL's COVID protocol list but is out of quarantine. Ben Chiarot is skating on his own recovering from a fractured hand. Brendan Gallagher suffered a fractured thumb and will be out a minimum of six weeks. Gallagher has been placed on LTIR. Carey Price is out of the lineup with a lower-body injury, should return next week. Paul Byron was placed on waivers Friday. 
  • Habs prospect report - Canadiens signed forward Jan Mysak to a three-year, entry-level contract. Blake Biondi's UMD Bulldogs lost in semifinal to UMass, out of Frozen Four. Cole Caufield was named winner of the Hobey Baker Memorial Award. Cole Caufield made his pro debut for Laval in Toronto on Friday. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • NHL News - Canucks announce that they expect to resume their season and play full 56-game schedule.
  • With Monday's NHL trade deadline, what is the current state of the Habs? What are the Canadiens needs/issues?

Segment 2: Theo Fleury: We're All A Little 'Crazy'

  • Rick and Amy Johnson have a special interview with Theo Fleury, NHL legend and Eric Kussin, sports executive. Along with Darren Rovell, sports business insider, they are hosts of We're All A Little "Crazy" presented by the #SameHere Global Mental Health Movement and The Hockey Podcast Network.
  • Former Calgary Flames forward Theo Fleury describes the incredible experience of winning a Stanley Cup in 1989 on Montreal Forum ice beating the Canadiens 4-2. Who was his family cheering for?
  • We only just scratched the surface of this topic with Theo and Eric. This compelling conversation continues in a special bonus episode of the Canadiens Connection due out on Monday! Watch for it!

 Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
  • Special guest host next week: Amy Johnson
  • Listener's calls and text

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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.

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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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Joseph Whalen

Joseph Whalen is the co-host of the Canadiens Connection podcast, which he hosts weekly alongside Rick Stephens. Before the Canadiens Connection podcast, Joseph spent time covering the St. John's IceCaps and Belleville Senators of the AHL for the AHL Report and Rocket Sports Media.