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Special Guest: TSN's John Lu | Canadiens Connection ep 216
Episode 2165th November 2022 • Canadiens Connection • Rocket Sports Radio
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This Week’s Show: Special Guest - TSN's John Lu

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

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Cole Caufield and Nick Suzuki are the Molson Cup recipients for October. Joel Edmundson made his season debut in Winnipeg. Evgenii Dadonov was placed on injured reserve.

Tough start to the season for the Laval Rocket. Canadiens prospect update.

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Quotes of the week from Joel Edmundson and Arber Xhekaj.

Hockey news and notes: The Ottawa Senators have begun the process to sell the team and Sportico has announced annual franchise valuations.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Special Guest: TSN's John Lu on Montreal and the Canadiens.

When the Canadiens visited Winnipeg, two familiar faces were anchoring the game coverage for TSN: John Lu as the host and Dan Robertson as the play-by-play announcer. Until recently, both gentlemen were prominent members of the Montreal broadcast staff for TSN.

TSN reporter John Lu joined Amy Johnson and Rick Stephens to discuss:

  • His homecoming: leaving a dream job in Montreal to take another in Winnipeg.
  • How he is beloved in Montreal by fans and appreciated by members of the Canadiens.
  • His signature Montreal wardrobe and if there will be changes?
  • About Joel Edmundson's return to the lineup playing in front of family and friends.
  • And will Pierre-Luc Dubois' future be in Winnipeg or Montreal?

It was an exclusive, comprehensive interview with one of this country's foremost sports reporters who has covered the Montreal Canadiens for the past 15 years.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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