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Episode 193

Upgrading Forward Talent | Canadiens Connection ep 193

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Roster news - Joel Armia will face off off against Josh Anderson as Canada meets Finland in the gold medal game of the IIHF World Championship.

Habs prospect report - The Laval Rocket advanced to the AHL Eastern Conference final. Canadiens prospects Jan Mysak, Arber Xhekaj and Kaiden Guhle are exceling in the CHL playoffs. Goaltender Jakub Dobes was voted 2021-22 Team MVP by the Ohio State Buckeyes. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Hockey news and notes: NHL coaching carousel and Stanley Cup playoff update.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - The Forwards: Suzuki, Caufield & ?

The off-season will be a busy one for Jeff Gorton and Kent Hughes. Introducing a new, elite level forward prospect will be the first order of business. Identifying a winger for the Canadiens top line of Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield will be another. And continuing to provide opportunities for young players to advance while supporting them with experience will be a priority.

Will Hughes make a splash at the Draft by making a blockbuster trade for the Devils' second pick overall?

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. 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.