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Episode 196

Wright, Cooley or Slafkovsky? | Canadiens Connection ep 196

This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at AllHabs.net

Roster news - Canadiens signed defenseman Otto Leskinen to a one-year, two-way contract. The Montreal Canadiens general have traded defenseman Shea Weber to the Vegas Golden Knights in return for forward Evgenii Dadonov.

Habs prospect report - The Springfield Thunderbirds eliminated the Laval Rocket from the Calder Cup playoffs. The Montreal Canadiens will have three prospects at the 2022 Memorial Cup with Jan Mysak and Arber Xhekaj playing for OHL champions, the Hamilton Bulldogs. Kaiden Guhle will play in his second Memorial Cup for the Edmonton Oil Kings.

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

Quotes of the Week: Canadiens GM Kent Hughes spoke to the media about the trade of Shea Weber and his legacy.

Hockey news and notes: Chicago Blackhawks have interviewed Luke Richardson for the position of head coach. Stanley Cup playoffs update.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Sportsnet Draft Insider Sam Cosentino

The 2022 NHL Entry Draft is less than three weeks away. Kent Hughes says that the Montreal Canadiens have not yet determined their selection with the first overall pick.

Joining us this week is NHL Draft Analyst Sam Cosentino to discuss Sportsnet's 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Rankings: Final Edition and the three players at the top of the draft rankings: Shane Wright, Logan Cooley and Juraj Slafkovsky.

Cosentino also identifies players who may be available for the Canadiens to select with their second, first round pick at No. 26. Lastly, Sam provides a few anecdotes from the NHL Draft Combine in Buffalo.

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.