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Free Agent Envy + Petry Trade | Canadiens Connection ep 200
Episode 20016th July 2022 • Canadiens Connection • Rocket Sports Radio
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This Week’s Show

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

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Roster news - Canadiens signed Corey Schueneman, Michael Pezzetta, Alex Belzile, Joel Teasdale and Nate Schnarr to one-year contract extensions. Montreal also signed Juraj Slafkovsky and Filip Mesar to a three-year, entry-level contracts.

Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket signed Ryan Francis and Brennan Saulnier to one-year AHL contracts. A successful development camp was held from July 10 to 13th. We reveal our 3-stars from the camp!

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

Hockey news and notes: Former Canadiens Artturi Lehkonen, Mikhail Sergachev and Charlie Lindgren each signed new contracts.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - The Hughes Project

After a successful NHL Draft, the Canadiens GM had to quickly switch his focus. While Habs fans looked on with envy at teams signing big-name players to blockbuster deals, Kent Hughes had to steer clear of the highly-prized free agents to focus on pressing issues with his club.

We discuss the complete Hughes dossier: Juraj Slafkovsky, Logan Mailloux, Carey Price, Jeff Petry and Pierre-Luc Dubois.

PROGRAM NOTE: Stay tuned until the end of the podcast as we react to breaking news on Jeff Petry.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
  • TRADE ALERT: Instant reaction to Canadiens trading Jeff Petry to Pittsburgh.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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