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A Fresh Start | Canadiens Connection ep 167
Episode 1674th December 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 - Brett Kulak, Mathieu Perreault and Chris Wideman returned to the lineup after recovering from injuries. Joel Edmundson met with doctors and will be evaluated further in coming days. Mike Hoffman has returned to practice with the team. Carey Price skated on his own without equipment this week. Brendan Gallagher and Sami Niku tested positive for COVID-19 and are quarantining for 10 days (missing five games). Josh Anderson suffered an upper-body injury and will be out for two to four weeks. Jeff Petry did not travel to Nashville due to an upper-body injury. Alexander Romanov broke his nose in Thursday's game against the Avalanche. Canadiens have recalled Laurent Dauphin and Corey Schueneman (0 GP-NHL) from the Laval Rocket.
  • Habs prospect report - Updates on the Laval Rocket. Habs prospects Kaiden Guhle and Joshua Roy were invited to Team Canada's World Junior Selection Camp. Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Molson cleans house - Geoff Molson fired EVP & GM Marc Bergevin, Assistant GM Trevor Timmins and Senior VP Communications & Public Affairs, Paul Wilson. Assistant GM Scott Mellanby resigned after Molson reneged on a promised promotion. 
  • Hockey news and notes - A Canadiens fan registered his frustration with the Canadiens by tossing a jersey and a hat on the ice during the game against the Avalanche. It sent shockwaves through the players and fanbase.

Segment 2: BIG Topic -

  • The Canadiens new Executive Vice-President is Jeff Gorton. He will help advise Geoff Molson on the selection of a new General Manager. The new GM will have full authority and will report to Molson.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Rocket Sports Movember campaign final update with Michael Spinella and Ben Dankiw.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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