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Episode 195

Short and Long-term Wins | Canadiens Connection ep 195

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Roster news - Canadiens announced the appointment of Marie-Philip Poulin as a part-time player development consultant. Francis St. Pierre was announced as the Assistant Equipment Manager of the Montreal Canadiens. Canadiens announced the signing of defenseman Chris Wideman to a two-year contract extension.

Habs prospect report - The AHL Eastern Conference final is underway between the Laval Rocket and the Springfield Thunderbirds. Canadiens prospect Joshua Roy made his Laval Rocket debut in Game 3. Gianni Fairbrother played his first career AHL playoff game in Game 4. Canadiens prospect Jan Mysak had a game-winning overtime goal and added an assist as the Hamilton Bulldogs beat the Windsor Spitfires 3-2. Canadiens prospect Xavier Simoneau recorded four assists and William Trudeau had two goals as the Charlottetown Islanders beat the Shawinigan Cataractes 7-0. Canadiens player development coach Francis Bouillon said Oil Kings defenceman Kaiden Guhle is the organization's brightest prospect.

Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Hockey news and notes: Tickets went on sale on Thursday for the NHL Entry Draft in Montreal. Chicago Blackhawks have requested permission from the Montreal Canadiens to interview Luke Richardson for the position of head coach. Stanley Cup playoffs update.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Habs Under Construction (Orange Cones Everywhere)

This week, we watched as the Montreal Canadiens made one personnel move for the short term and one that is unlikely to have an impact for several years.

Once again, the Canadiens appointed a person without experience in their new role: Marie-Philip Poulin as a part-time player development consultant.

The first signing of a player who was on the active roster last season was Chris Wideman. The veteran defenceman received a two-year contract extension.

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.

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Rick Stephens

Rick is the Founder and President of Rocket Sports, and has been the visionary leading our evolution. He also serves as the Editor of The Hockey News - Montreal. This followed a long, successful career in academia. These days, you’ll find him where he is most comfortable, in an arena press box or sharing his insights from behind a microphone.
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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.
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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.