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Next Generation Habs | Canadiens Connection ep 209
Episode 20917th September 2022 • 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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Juraj Slafkovsky made his debut in a Canadiens jersey, playing well in the rookie tournament.

Roster news - Canadiens announced RBC as their official game jersey sponsor. Nick Suzuki was named the 31st captain in Canadiens history. Joel Edmundson and Brendan Gallagher are the alternate captains.

Habs prospect report - 2022 Prospects Challenge is underway in Buffalo, NY. Owen Beck and Filip Mesar have been standouts so far. Kaiden Guhle will play on Sunday versus Ottawa.

Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Quotes of the week from Nick Suzuki, Josh Anderson and Arber Xhekaj.

Hockey news and notes: Blake Wheeler was removed as captain of the Winnipeg Jets.  Patrick Roy, GM and head coach of the Quebec Remparts, was suspended for one game and fined $5,000 after a pre-season match.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Get Excited About Prospects!

Canadiens fans have reason to be optimistic about the growing number of talented prospects in the organization.

The Athletic's NHL Pipeline Rankings listed the Buffalo Sabres as first and the Montreal Canadiens ranked seventh. Both rookie teams faced each other at the 2022 Prospects Challenge in Buffalo.

Joe Yerdon, Buffalo-based NHL reporter from the Maintenance Day podcast, joined us for an informative discussion about prospects.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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Canadiens Connection is hosted by Rick Stephens (@AllHabs) with Michael Spinella (@TheSpinella), Amy Johnson (@FlyersRule) and Chris G (@ChrisHabs360). This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

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