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Roster news - Paul Byron underwent hip surgery earlier this week, recovery time expected to be five months. Qualifying offers for restricted free agents: Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Artturi Lehkonen, Michael Pezzetta, Ryan Poehling, Otto Leskinen, Michael McNiven.
Habs prospect report - Will return next week. Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
Managing controversy - Canadiens sponsors raise their concerns after the selection of Logan Mailloux in the first round on the NHL Entry Draft. Geoff Molson released a statement and had a private media event. Gary Bettman comments on the selection.
NHL news and notes - Busy trade and free agent market. Goalie carousel. Off-season winners and losers.
Segment 2: Canadiens transformation
Marc Bergevin has undertaken a makeover of the Canadiens roster to address injury issues and shortcomings. The Canadiens made a number of notable signings when free agency opened up. Rick and Joe take a look at all of them, look at what may be next for the Habs and have a way-too-early look at what the Habs line combinations and defence pairings might look like.
Segment 3: Have Your Say
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