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GM Search Narrows | Canadiens Connection ep 174
Episode 17415th January 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 every week day at
  • Roster news - Jake Allen will miss at least one week after being injured during the first period of the game in Boston. He has returned to Montreal for further evaluation. Cayden Primeau has been recalled from the taxi squad on an emergency basis. Rem Pitlick was picked up on waivers and made his Habs debut against Chicago. Chris Wideman was suspended for one game for head-butting Bruins forward Erik Haula. Chicago’s Calvin de Haan has been fined $2,500, for a dangerous trip on Montreal’s Cole Caufield. Paul Byron should be cleared by Saturday and will join the team on the road.
  • Habs prospect report - Habs prospect Sean Farrell will represent Team USA at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Quotes of the week - Chris Wideman, Alexander Romanov and Dominique Ducharme.
  • Hockey news and notes - Nick Suzuki has been named the Canadiens representative for the 2022 NHL All-Star game in Las Vegas. Angela Price, Julie Petry and Liz Ann Ouellet reveal details of their families' lives in individual posts. NHL met with the Government of Quebec regarding the return of the Nordiques.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Narrowing the Field

  • It is being reported that round one interviews have been completed and 3-4 candidates have been invited to participate in a second interview including Mathieu Darche, Danny Briere and Kent Hughes, who was not included in the first round.
  • In addition, it is expected that failed candidates from round one will be considered for other positions in the organization.
  • Chris and Rick discuss the top candidates.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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