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Final Countdown: Wright vs Slaf | Canadiens Connection ep 198
Episode 1982nd July 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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Welcome to Season 5 of the Canadiens Connection!

Roster news - The Montreal Canadiens will play eight preseason games this Fall beginning on Monday, September 26th. Sean Burke was named Director of Goaltending and NHL Goaltending Coach for the Vegas Golden Knights.

Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket assistant coach Kelly Buchberger was inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame. Saint John Sea Dogs beat Hamilton Bulldogs to win the Memorial Cup. Arber Xhekaj was named to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team.

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

Hockey news and notes: Hockey Hall of Fame announced its class of 2022: Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Roberto Luongo, Daniel Alfredsson, Riikka Sallinen and Herb Carnegie.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - The Final Countdown

The tension is rising with just a few days left until the Montreal Canadiens make their selection with the first overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. What's the latest?

TSN's Bob McKenzie released his final draft rankings with Juraj Slafkovsky taking the number one spot.

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.

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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