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Episode 140

Semifinal Showdown | Canadiens Connection ep 140

This Week’s Show

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

  • Rick and Joe break down the week that was for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
  • Carey Price chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Jeff Petry suffered a hand injury, Dominique Ducharme was not clear about when we will see him. Jake Evans training in the gym. Alexander Romanov made his playoff debut. 
  • Habs prospect report - AHL schedule and division realignment. The Canadiens ECHL affiliate in Trois-Rivières will be called the Lions. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Habs Playoffs News and Notes - CN Tower lit in red, white and blue to honour the Canadiens advancing to the Stanley Cup semi-finals. Mayor John Tory flew a Canadiens flag at Toronto City Hall. Jets fan assaulted by Canadiens fans after series win in Montreal. Legendary Canadien Bob Gainey spoke to players on Wednesday. Will spectators be an advantage for teams in the semi-finals? Montreal journalists supporting Vegas because they have more Quebeckers. NHL announces who will compete for the Prince of Wales Trophy and Clarence Campbell Bowl.

Segment 2: Breaking Down VGK vs MTL

  • Two teams that have not played each other this season get set for a best-of-seven series with a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals on the line. Rick and Joe break down the matchup between Vegas and Montreal and some interesting storylines that surround the series.
  • Who are the Vegas Golden Knights? How do the teams matchup? What will be the keys to victory?  

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • CC Question of the Week: What is your prediction
  • 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.

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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.