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Breakthroughs and Bouncebacks | Canadiens Connection ep 203
Episode 2036th August 2022 • Canadiens Connection • Rocket Sports Radio
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This Week’s Show

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

Check out news Headlines posts at

Roster news - Canadiens' video coach, Mario Leblanc stepped down from his position. Daniel Harvey was promoted to video coach with the Canadiens from Laval. Canadiens hired former Panthers scout Billy Ryan as Director of Player Evaluation.

Habs prospect report - Riley Kidney and Joshua Roy will represent Canada at the 2022 World Junior Championship. Oliver Kapanen and Petteri Nurmi will play for Team Finland.

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

Quotes of the Week from Max Pacioretty.

Hockey news and notes: Flames signed forward Jonathan Huberdeau. Where do the Canadiens rank this season in contract efficiency?

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Breakthroughs and Bounce-backs

The Canadiens opening night roster is far from being set in stone. Kent Hughes has work yet to do if he is to achieve his off-season goal of greater cap flexibility.

But as we look at the current roster, there are opportunities for several young-guns to have breakthrough seasons. And for others, coming off less than a stellar year, they are candidates for a bounce-back season.

We'll discuss Cole Caufield, Brendan Gallagher, Justin Barron, Kirby Dach, Nick Suzuki and other Canadiens.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection Question of the Week: Would you support individual goal songs for Montreal Canadiens players?
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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

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