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Episode 207

The Case for Captain | Canadiens Connection ep 207

This Week’s Show: The Case for the Next Canadiens Captain

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Roster news - Canadiens announced that the Jonathan Drouin annual golf tournament raised $1.1M for the CHUM Foundation. It was reported that one of the options being discussed for Kirby Dach is a 4-year contract at $3.5M AAV.

Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket signed forward Brett Stapley to a one-year, one-way contract. Canadiens prospect Logan Mailloux continues to recover from shoulder surgery. He won't be able to be a full participant in camp.

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

Quotes of the week from Dominique Ducharme, Nick Suzuki, Sean Monahan and Kent Hughes.

Hockey news and notes: Blues signed free agent Tyler Pitlick to a professional tryout contract. Reportedly, the Rangers are trying to trade defenceman Nils Lundkvist. Canadiens Hall of Famer Ken Dryden 'wished he could have been a fan' for the 1972 Summit Series.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Habs Leaders: Ready for Prime Time?

Kent Hughes has declared that the Canadiens will name a team captain for the 2022-'23 season. Front-runners include Nick Suzuki, Brendan Gallagher and Joel Edmundson. The announcement is expected in the next few weeks.

We discuss Canadiens' captains in history, current NHL fraternity of captains and how management can rebuild the leadership component of the team.

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 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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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.
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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.



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