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The Case for Captain | Canadiens Connection ep 207
Episode 2073rd September 2022 • Canadiens Connection • Rocket Sports Radio
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This Week’s Show: The Case for the Next Canadiens Captain

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

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Roster news - Canadiens announced that the Jonathan Drouin annual golf tournament raised $1.1M for the CHUM Foundation. It was reported that one of the options being discussed for Kirby Dach is a 4-year contract at $3.5M AAV.

Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket signed forward Brett Stapley to a one-year, one-way contract. Canadiens prospect Logan Mailloux continues to recover from shoulder surgery. He won't be able to be a full participant in camp.

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Quotes of the week from Dominique Ducharme, Nick Suzuki, Sean Monahan and Kent Hughes.

Hockey news and notes: Blues signed free agent Tyler Pitlick to a professional tryout contract. Reportedly, the Rangers are trying to trade defenceman Nils Lundkvist. Canadiens Hall of Famer Ken Dryden 'wished he could have been a fan' for the 1972 Summit Series.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Habs Leaders: Ready for Prime Time?

Kent Hughes has declared that the Canadiens will name a team captain for the 2022-'23 season. Front-runners include Nick Suzuki, Brendan Gallagher and Joel Edmundson. The announcement is expected in the next few weeks.

We discuss Canadiens' captains in history, current NHL fraternity of captains and how management can rebuild the leadership component of the team.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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