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Solving the Puzzle | Canadiens Connection ep 156
Episode 15625th September 2021 • 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 announced that five players failed their medical exams including Mike Hoffman, Josh Brook, Joel Teasdale, Paul Byron and Carey Price. Joel Edmundson is day-to-day and Brendan Gallagher was absent for family reasons. Jesse Ylonen reversed his decision and will now be vaccinated. Jonathan Drouin was praised after giving two short interviews to TVA & RDS.
  • Habs prospect report - Summary of Canadiens rookie camp. 16 rookies were invited to the Canadiens main training camp. Canadiens signed defenceman Cody Goloubef to a professional tryout contract. Canadiens signed defenceman Sami Niku to a one-year, two-way contract.
  • Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Canadiens training camp is underway. 70 players are at training camp split into three groups. This is the first Canadiens training camp directed by Dominique Ducharme. What does that mean for forward lines and defence pairings? 
  • NHL news and notes - Olympic hockey schedule for 2022 Winter games has been announced. Reduced capacities in some Canadian NHL arenas this season. NHL has announced a crackdown on cross-checking for the 2021-22 season.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Training Camp Battles

  • There are very few roster spots available so the lineup questions may primarily concern the fourth line and the bottom defence pair. Check in on the questions to be answered during training camp.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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