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Down to the Wire | Canadiens Connection ep 182
Episode 18212th March 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 - Christian Dvorak is practicing with a limited contact jersey. Jonathan Drouin is practicing with regular jerseys. Jake Allen is getting closer to a return but he will not play this weekend. Andrew Hammond has a lower-body injury and will be re-evaluated by doctors. Joel Edmundson will make his season debut on Saturday night against the Kraken. Carey Price skated Saturday and is making significant progress in his rehab.

Habs prospect report - Defenseman Otto Leskinen signed with Tappara Tampere of the Finnish Liiga for the rest of the season. Canadiens prospect Jordan Harris has been named Best Defensive Defenseman and a First-Team All-Star by Hockey East. Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Habs news and notes: The NHL confirmed that reverse retro jerseys will return next season. The Canadiens held their rookie dinner last Sunday in Vancouver. The Bell Centre returns to full capacity for the game against the Kraken. The Canadiens will collect donations from fans to pass on to UNICEF to support the children of Ukraine. Cole Caufield was named the Molson Cup recipient for February. Guy Lafleur has been named to the Order of Hockey as a Distinguished Honoree for 2022.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Calm Before the Storm

The NHL trade deadline is a week away and the buyers are quiet. Canadiens fans have big expectations for the transformation of the team and they are getting a little impatient. What's the latest?

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

Canadiens Connection on Rocket Sports Radio

Canadiens Connection is hosted by Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with Amy Johnson (@FlyersRule) and Chris G (@ChrisHabs360). This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Additional segments by Michael Spinella (@TheSpinella).

Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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