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State of Goaltending | Canadiens Connection ep 176
Episode 17629th January 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 - Jonathan Drouin has a wrist injury and is out indefinitely. Christian Dvorak has an upper-body injury (not concussion.) He has been placed on IR and will be out at least until after the All-Star break. Joel Edmundson has a lower-back injury. He's progressing slowly and is out indefinitely. Mathieu Perreault has a lower-body injury and will be out for three to four weeks. Joel Armia and Cole Caufield exited COVID protocol and have returned to Montreal. Brendan Gallagher and Paul Byron are practicing in non-contact jerseys. Sami Niku cleared waivers and was assigned to the taxi squad. Corey Schueneman was assigned to Laval.
  • Habs prospect report - Joel Teasdale played the first game of his season. Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Quotes of the week - Lukas Vejdemo and Rem Pitlick.
  • Hockey news and notes - Elliotte Friedman reported that St.Louis, Florida and Calgary have had trade discussions with the Canadiens about Ben Chiarot.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - State of Habs Goaltending

  • For years, the identity of the Montreal Canadiens has been elite goaltending. With Carey Price having not yet played a game this season, Montreal is sporting the worst goals against in the league. Goaltending, organizational wide, is in shambles.
  • Chris and Rick examine the current state of Canadiens goaltending and what is on the horizon.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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