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

    • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Artturi Lehkonen named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column.
    • Roster news - Taxi squad: Byron, Fleury, Frolik, Belzile, McNiven. Lindgren sent to Laval for conditioning. Kaiden Guhle and Gianni Fairbrother returned to their junior hockey teams. Former GM Irving Grundman died at the age of 93.
    • They Said What? - Brendan Gallagher's thoughts on the disallowed goal, Claude Julien's last presser as head coach of the Canadiens and Marc Bergevin's press conference after firing Claude Julien and Kirk Muller.


    Segment 2: Player Grades at Quarter Season Mark


    • The Canadiens promoted Dominique Ducharme as and interim head coach and added Alexandre Burrows as an assistant after firing Claude Julien and Kirk Muller on Wednesday. Rick and Joe are joined by Simon Servant of the Canadian Press to discuss Ducharme's track record and then give their thoughts on the events of Wednesday.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey update
    • Social media reactions
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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

    • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Joel Armia named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column.
    • Roster news - Canadiens sign Gianni Fairbrother to three-year entry-level contract. Josh Anderson has missed three games due to a lower-body injury. Walter Gretzky passed away at the age of 82.
    • They Said What? - Nick Suzuki discusses the Canadiens lack of offense as of late, Jeff Petry on the Canadiens struggles in overtime and the shootout after the Canadiens fell to 0-6 in extra time this week. Marc Bergevin held a press conference this week after the firing of goaltending coach Stephane Waite and appointing Sean Burke.
    • Carey Price shared his thoughts on the firing of Waite and hiring of Sean Burke, as well as Marco Marciano, who will be acting as goaltending coach until Burke can begin working with the Canadiens on March 19th.
    • Stephane Waite gave his insight into what has been happening with Price this season after he had been fired and one of his explanations aligns with something Rick said on last week's show.


    Segment 2: Get to know Alex Burrows


    • The guys discuss the promotion of Alex Burrows to assistant coach for the Canadiens and weigh in on the power play which according to Nick Suzuki, Burrows has brought some new ideas for.
    • We're joined by Isha Jahromi and Dylan Keyzer, co-creators of the Hockey Podcast Network, who share their thoughts on Burrows playing career and how it prepared him to start coaching.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey update
    • Social media reactions
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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    Bonus Edition

    Special Show: Canadiens vs Canucks series

    • In this special bonus edition of the Canadiens Connection podcast we discuss the series between the Canadiens and Canucks.
    • To provide a Vancouver perspective, we were joined by Isha Jahromi and Dylan Keyzer, co-creators of The Hockey Podcast Network, who share their thoughts on the Canadiens, Canucks, Jake Virtanen, Tyler Toffoli, Thatcher Demko and others.
    • This conversation is a continuation of the discussion that was part of episode 126 where Isha and Dylan spoke with Rick about Alex Burrows. You can find the full episode 126 here.
    Canadiens Connection on Rocket Sports Radio


    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

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

    • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Brendan Gallagher named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column.
    • Roster news - Ben Chiarot suffered a fracture in his right wrist and will be re-evaluated in the coming days. March 11th marked the 25th anniversary of the closing of the Montreal Forum.
    • Habs prospect report - Cole Caufield has been nominated for Big Ten Player of the Year. Rocket in action Friday against the Toronto Marlies. Be sure to listen and subscribe to the Press Zone - Montreal.
    • Former Canadiens goaltending coach Stephane Waite continued his media tour, sharing some additional information. Shea Weber gives his thoughts on why Carey Price is having more success.
    • Interim head coach Dominique Ducharme unveiled a new second line this week, with Tyler Toffoli, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan Gallagher lining up together.
    • NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman expects a "fully normal" season for 2021-2022 that will start on time. He also expects fans to return in greater numbers towards the playoffs. The divisions will return to the standard alignment for next season. The NHL signed a seven-year broadcast and streaming agreement with ESPN.
    • The NHL paused the 2019-2020 season on March 12, 2020. A year later, we take a look back.


    Segment 2: Let's Talk Special Teams and OT!


    • Canadiens assistant coach Alex Burrows had his first media availability this week. Last week we spoke to Isha and Dylan of the Hockey Podcast network about Alex Burrows, this week we hear from Burrows discussing finding out he was going to be an assistant coach of the Canadiens and some insight into the importance of Shea Weber on the Canadiens power play.
    • What's wrong with the Canadiens in extra time? The Habs are now 0-7 in overtime and the shootout. Last week we heard from Jeff Petry about the Canadiens defensive zone coverage in three-on-three overtime, this week the defenceman spoke about the possession plan in OT.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey update
    • Social media reactions
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

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

    • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Carey Price named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column.
    • Roster news - Ben Chiarot had surgery on his right hand on Monday, he will miss 6-8 weeks. Paul Byron cleared waivers on Wednesday. Sean Burke participated in his first practice in his new role on Friday. Habs equipment manager Pierre Gervais recognized for 3000 games.
    • Habs prospect report - Cole Caufield has been named Big Ten Player of the Year. Caufield scored game tying and game winning goals in semi-finals, but his Badgers lost to the Golden Gophers in the Big Ten championship on Tuesday. Frozen Four Regional participants to be selected on Sunday. Jordan Harris considering joining the Canadiens now that his NCAA season is done. Ryan Poehling heating up for the Rocket. Check out the Press Zone - Montreal.
    • There have been new members of the Canadiens who have been key additions on the ice and as leaders, the guys react to comments from newcomers Corey Perry and Josh Anderson.
    • With Ben Chiarot out of the lineup, the Canadiens have been forced to reconfigure their defensive pairings. Rick and Joe discuss how the new look pairings have performed and react to a clip from Shea Weber discussing the adjustments of playing with a new partner. Could the Habs make a move for some help on the blueline?
    • Overtime losses continue to pile up for the Canadiens, with two more this week they are now 0-9 in extra time. The guys take a look at Dominique Ducharme's strategy for overtime and discuss slow starts.


    Segment 2: GM: Stay the course!


    • Marc Bergevin spoke to the media this week in his mid-season media availability. He discussed Chiarot's injury and whether he envisions making a trade to get a replacement for Chiarot, the cap, the team's prospects, playoffs and the changes to the team under Ducharme. Rick and Joe react to this media availability from the Habs GM.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey update
    • Social media reactions
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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    Bonus Edition

    Special Show: Oilers vs Canadiens series

    • In this special bonus edition of the Canadiens Connection podcast we discuss the series between the Canadiens and Oilers.
    • To provide a Edmonton perspective, we were joined by Connor Halley of TSN1260 Edmonton and host of The Other Connor Podcast on The Hockey Podcast Network, who shares his thoughts on the Canadiens, Oilers, Connor McDavid, Tyson Barrie, Mike Smith, Jesse Puljujarvi, Kailer Yamamoto, GM Ken Holland and others.
    • This conversation is a supplement to the full episode 128 here. Be sure to check it out.
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    Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League News

    • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Josh Anderson named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column.
    • Roster news - Tyler Toffoli out with a lower body injury, was not scheduled to play all three games against Edmonton. Joel Armia and Jesperi Kotkaniemi on the NHL's COVID protocol list. The Canadiens have acquired Eric Staal from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a third and a fifth round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
    • Habs prospect report - Jordan Harris has chosen to return to Northeastern for his senior year. NCAA Regional tournaments began on Friday with Habs prospects participating: Cole Caufield, Jack Gorniak, Blake Biondi, Arvid Henrikson, Luke Tuch. Bemidji State upset Wisconsin 6-3 on Friday to end the tournament for Caufield and Gorniak and coach Tony Granato. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
    • Marc Bergevin media availability this week regarding the COVID situation and game postponements.
    • NHL News - Referee Tim Peel will no longer work games now or in the future. NHL players moving from the United States to Canada will now be required to only quarantine for seven days, down from 14.
    • Sean Burke, Director of Goaltending, has his first media availability.


    Segment 2: Eric Staal is a Canadien


    • Rick and Joe discuss the Eric Staal trade and whether they expected the Canadiens to make the move for the veteran forward. Joe Yerdon joins the show to give the Buffalo side of this trade and give his thoughts on the move.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • Tribute to Shannon Coady
    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey update
    • Social media reactions
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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

    • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Carey Price is the mid-season leader in weekly three stars by Joseph Whalen
    • Roster news - Tyler Toffoli remains out with a lower body injury. Joel Armia remains on the NHL's COVID protocol list. Eric Staal is under one-week quarantine.
    • Habs prospect report - UMD's Blake Biondi advanced to the Frozen Four. Canadiens signed defenceman Corey Schueneman to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2021-22 season. Canadiens signed forward Cole Caufield to a three-year entry-level contract. Caufield will play his first pro game in Laval. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
    • NHL News - NHL announced updates to the Canadiens regular season schedule this week.
    • Eric Staal had his first media availability as a Montreal Canadien and talked about a variety of topics.


    Segment 2: Cole Caufield: The Inside Story


    • The guys take a look back on being on the scene for every step of Cole Caufield's association with the Montreal Canadiens. Rocket Sports staff and contest winners travelled to Vancouver to witness Caufield being drafted 15th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Rocket Sports travelled to watch two of Caufield's road games and to record an exclusive interview with him.
    • Rick and Joe are joined by Todd Milewski of the Wisconsin State Journal, who covered every moment of Caufield's college career.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • Happy Easter!
    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
    • CC Question of the week: What are your thoughts on Connor McDavid's hit on Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night?
    • Special guest next week: Theo Fleury
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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

    • Rick and Joe briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Brendan Gallagher chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
    • Roster news - Joel Armia remains on the NHL's COVID protocol list but is out of quarantine. Ben Chiarot is skating on his own recovering from a fractured hand. Brendan Gallagher suffered a fractured thumb and will be out a minimum of six weeks. Gallagher has been placed on LTIR. Carey Price is out of the lineup with a lower-body injury, should return next week. Paul Byron was placed on waivers Friday.
    • Habs prospect report - Canadiens signed forward Jan Mysak to a three-year, entry-level contract. Blake Biondi's UMD Bulldogs lost in semifinal to UMass, out of Frozen Four. Cole Caufield was named winner of the Hobey Baker Memorial Award. Cole Caufield made his pro debut for Laval in Toronto on Friday. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
    • NHL News - Canucks announce that they expect to resume their season and play full 56-game schedule.
    • With Monday's NHL trade deadline, what is the current state of the Habs? What are the Canadiens needs/issues?


    Segment 2: Theo Fleury: We're All A Little 'Crazy'


    • Rick and Amy Johnson have a special interview with Theo Fleury, NHL legend and Eric Kussin, sports executive. Along with Darren Rovell, sports business insider, they are hosts of We're All A Little "Crazy" presented by the #SameHere Global Mental Health Movement and The Hockey Podcast Network.
    • Former Calgary Flames forward Theo Fleury describes the incredible experience of winning a Stanley Cup in 1989 on Montreal Forum ice beating the Canadiens 4-2. Who was his family cheering for?
    • We only just scratched the surface of this topic with Theo and Eric. This compelling conversation continues in a special bonus episode of the Canadiens Connection due out on Monday! Watch for it!

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
    • Special guest host next week: Amy Johnson
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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    Bonus Edition

    Special Show: Theo Fleury & Eric Kussin (full interview)

    • In this special bonus edition of the Canadiens Connection podcast, Rick Stephens and Amy Johnson welcomed former NHL great Theo Fleury and sports executive Eric Kussin for a wide-ranging conversation on sports, trauma and mental health. The 100-minute discussion is honest, compelling and very powerful.
    • Kussin is the founder of the #SameHere Global Mental Health Movement and along with Fleury, a mental health advocate and Darren Rovell, sports business insider, the trio will be launching a new podcast titled We're All A Little 'Crazy' on The Hockey Podcast Network.
    • Use the player below to listen to the entire show.
    • This conversation is a supplement to the full Canadiens Connection episode 131 | Rookies and Legends. Be sure to check it out.
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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

    • With Joseph off this week, Rick and guest host Amy Johnson briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Corey Perry chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
    • Roster news - Brendan Gallagher was re-evaluated this week. Carey Price returned to practice. Joel Armia returned to the lineup this week after recovering from COVID. Ben Chiarot returned to the lineup on Friday after recovering from fractured hand. Victor Mete was placed on waivers and was claimed by the Ottawa Senators. Marc Bergevin acquired defenceman Jon Merrill from the Detroit Red Wings and defenceman Erik Gustafsson from the Philadelphia Flyers.
    • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket light schedule in April and game postponements. Joel Bouchard discussed a plan for Cole Caufield. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
    • NHL News - The NHL announced that the regular season has been extended to May 19th.
    Segment 2: Shoring Up the Canadiens Defence

    • Defence has been an issue all season long for the Canadiens. Management is not confident in internal solutions.
    • Marc Bergevin acquired Erik Gustafsson and Jon Merrill at the trade deadline. Who are they and what can be expected from these two defencemen. Amy and Rick will discuss.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
    • CC Question of the week: Are you happy to see Cole Caufield recalled to the taxi squad?
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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

    • Rick and Joe break down the week that was for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Tyler Toffoli chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
    • Roster news - Carey Price returned this week but was injured by Alex Chiasson on Monday and is suffering from a concussion. Cayden Primeau was recalled to the active roster on an emergency basis. Cole Caufield travelled with the team on the western road trip. John Merrill and Erik Gustafsson made their Habs debuts.
    • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket back in action this week with three games against Belleville. Who is the leading scorer for the Rocket? Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
    • Ice Tips with Coach C.
    • NHL News - Patrick Marleau set the NHL record for games played with 1,768.
    Segment 2: Accountability and Leadership

    • In the midst of a a stretch in which the Canadiens have only won three out of their last ten games, the words of the players from media availabilities take on much more importance. The guys react to some of the quotes that came out of the last week from Habs players.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
    • CC Question of the week: Are you happy to see Cole Caufield recalled to the taxi squad?
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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

    • Rick and Joe break down the week that was for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Josh Anderson chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
    • Roster news - Carey Price continues to recover from a concussion and may return to the ice in the coming days. Brendan Gallagher has started to skate on his own. Cole Caufield made his NHL debut this week. Jonathan Drouin has taken an indefinite leave from the team.
    • Habs prospect report - There will be no playoffs for the Laval Rocket this season. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
    • They Said What? - Mix of veterans and young players discuss what it takes to contribute down the stretch towards a playoff berth.
    • NHL News - Seattle Kraken made the final payment of their $650M franchise fee on Friday. Patrick Roy hired a new agent to facilitate a return to the NHL in coaching or management.
    Segment 2: Negative Effects of Habs Success

    • The Canadiens are currently holding onto the fourth and final playoff spot in the North division and the third spot is within reach given the struggles of the Winnipeg Jets, but Habs fans are in a difficult spot. Of course, they want to see their team make the playoffs, but would losing out on that bring about some necessary change? Rick and Joe discuss this dilemma facing Canadiens fans.

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
    • CC Question of the week: Are you happy to see Cole Caufield recalled to the taxi squad?
    • Listener's calls and text
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    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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

    • Rick and Joe break down the week that was for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
    • Nick Suzuki chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
    • Roster news - Injury update: Paul Byron, Phillip Danault, Brendan Gallagher, Shea Weber, Carey Price. Tomas Tatar has returned to the Habs lineup, Cole Caufield scored his first three goals in the NHL this week.
    • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket clinched first place in the Canadian division. Ryan Poehling will have surgery and miss the rest of the season. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
    • Canadiens goaltending - Let's take a look at the Canadiens goaltending situation since March 1st. Has Jake Allen been able to step up as a number one goaltender since Carey Price has been injured? Was Cayden Primeau the right choice to be promoted to the backup position?
    • NHL News - Rick and Joe give their thoughts on the Tom Wilson debacle, which led to a bizarre series of events in New York.
    Segment 2: Canadiens bad starts, is it a coaching issue?

    • The Canadiens have regularly given up the first goal of the game, doing so in seven out of their last ten games, is it something that is on Dominique Ducharme's radar to fix? We hear from the coach and some players on bad starts and issues in the Habs performance of late.
    • You be the head coach. What does your post-season lineup look like?

    Segment 3: Have Your Say

    • All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
    • CC Question of the week: What does your post-season lineup look like?
    • Listener's calls and text
    Canadiens Connection On Rocket Sports Radio


    Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

    Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

    Get The Canadiens Connection!


    Be sure to follow @habsconnection on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

    Search for “Canadiens Connection” from Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast app and subscribe! You can also listen to every episode on apps including:


    Share the Canadiens Connection on social media. And we would be grateful for your 5-star rating for the podcast!

    Canadiens Connection
     

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