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Habs Playoff Lineup | Canadiens Connection ep 135
Episode 1358th May 2021 • Canadiens Connection • Rocket Sports Radio
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This Week’s Show

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
  • 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

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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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