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Spotlight on Slafkovsky | Canadiens Connection ep 211
Episode 2111st October 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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Nick Suzuki and Madison Bowey were full participants for Saturday's practice. Josh Anderson returned to practice after recovering from a hand injury.

Twenty-three players were cut from Canadiens training camp on Friday. Laval Rocket training camp will open on Sunday.

Canadiens signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year contract extension with an AAV of $3.85 million.

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Quotes of the week from Kent Hughes, Jeff Gorton and Adam Nicholas.

Hockey news and notes: Jeff Petry was fined $5,000 by NHL Department of Player Safety. Nashville Predators will play SC Bern in an exhibition game in Switzerland on Monday. Mitch Marner could be used as defenseman for Maple Leafs this season. The 50th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series victory was celebrated.

Segment 2: BIG Topic -

It's still early but there are rumblings of concern about the play of first overall pick Juraj Slafkovsky. The 18-year-old has not yet scored in a Canadiens jersey which includes two games at the Prospects Challenge and two exhibition games..

The Canadiens training camp roster has been trimmed and more cuts are on the way. With just over a week until the start of the regular season, who will make the Canadiens opening night roster?

Michael and Rick reveal their early selections of forwards, defenceman and goaltenders that could start the season in Montreal. Which rookie will find his way into the lineup?

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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