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Episode 175

Under New Management | Canadiens Connection ep 175

This Week’s Show

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

  • Check out news Headlines posts every week day at AllHabs.net
  • Roster news - Recovered from their injuries, Josh Anderson and Tyler Toffoli returned to the lineup. Carey Price has restarted rehab on his knee and is making slow progress. Alex Belzile and Rafael Harvey-Pinard were removed from the Canadiens COVID list and sent to Laval. Jesse Ylonen was sent to Laval from the taxi squad. Joel Teasdale was activated from IR and sent to Laval. Jake Allen will miss eight weeks after being injured during the first period of the game in Boston. He has returned to Montreal for further evaluation. Jonathan Drouin received a five minute major, a game misconduct and was fined $5,000 for repeated cross-checks to the back of Tyler Seguin's head/neck. A new schedule was released this week for 12 Canadiens games, nine home games and three road games.
  • Habs prospect report - Habs prospect Frederik Dichow will represent Denmark at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Former Canadiens Jacob de la Rose, Max Friberg and Christian Folin will represent Team Sweden. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Hockey news and notes - NHL, NHLPA updated their COVID protocols.

Segment 2: BIG Topic -

  • Kent Hughes was announced as the 18th general manager in franchise history.
  • Amy and Rick discuss the issue from all perspectives.

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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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.