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Episode 1433rd July 2021 • Canadiens Connection • Rocket Sports Radio
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This Week’s Show

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

  • Rick and Joe break down the week that was for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at
  • Carey Price chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
  • Roster news - Other than Jonathan Drouin, no Canadiens on the injured list. Dominique Ducharme returned behind the Canadiens bench in game three after self-isolating at home. 
  • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket signed Quebec-born defenceman Carl Neill to a one-year, two-way contract. Laval Rocket signed Quebec-born forrward Danick Martel to a one-year contract. Pascal Vincent, Sylvain Lefebvre to BlueJackets, Andre Tourigny to Coyotes. Coaching watch turns to Joel Bouchard. Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Marc Bergevin lost out to Lou Lamoriello for the Jim Gregory Award for GM of the Year. Bergevin raised expectations for this team heading into the season and it came to fruition with the Canadiens advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals. 
  • Habs Playoffs News and Notes - Quebec health department refused an increase in the maximum attendance at the Bell Centre. It remains at 3,500. Increased to 18,600 at Amalie Arena. 

Segment 2: Stanley Cup Final

  • The Canadiens find themselves trailing 3-0 in the Stanley Cup Final. Rick and Joe revisit their conversation from last week discussing how the teams matchup and how the Lightning have taken such a stranglehold on this series. 

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Listener's texts and emails. 

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Canadiens Connection is hosted by Joe Whalen (@JoeWhalen19) and Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with contributions from Chris G. This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

Canadiens Connection is a connection between fans, journalists, players, coaches, management to thoroughly discuss their favorite game in an informative, thought provoking, and entertaining way.

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