Shoring Up Habs Defence | Canadiens Connection ep 132
This Week’s Show
Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League News
With Joseph off this week, Rick and guest host Amy Johnson briefly recap the week of game action for the Montreal Canadiens. Check out the comprehensive post-game reviews for every game at AllHabs.net.
Corey Perry chosen as first star of the week by Joseph Whalen.
Roster news - Brendan Gallagher was re-evaluated this week. Carey Price returned to practice. Joel Armia returned to the lineup this week after recovering from COVID. Ben Chiarot returned to the lineup on Friday after recovering from fractured hand. Victor Mete was placed on waivers and was claimed by the Ottawa Senators. Marc Bergevin acquired defenceman Jon Merrill from the Detroit Red Wings and defenceman Erik Gustafsson from the Philadelphia Flyers.
Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket light schedule in April and game postponements. Joel Bouchard discussed a plan for Cole Caufield. Check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
NHL News - The NHL announced that the regular season has been extended to May 19th.
Segment 2: Shoring Up the Canadiens Defence
Defence has been an issue all season long for the Canadiens. Management is not confident in internal solutions.
Marc Bergevin acquired Erik Gustafsson and Jon Merrill at the trade deadline. Who are they and what can be expected from these two defencemen. Amy and Rick will discuss.
Segment 3: Have Your Say
All Habs Fantasy Hockey Update
CC Question of the week: Are you happy to see Cole Caufield recalled to the taxi squad?
Listener's calls and text
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