Rick and Joe briefly recap the week for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs picked up a win last week against the Leafs, in what was their only game of the week.
Carey Price named 1st star of the week by Joe in his weekly column.
Roster news - Paul Byron was waived, cleared waivers and was assigned to the taxi squad. Tomas Tatar was a healthy scratch against Toronto, returned to practice with Kotkaniemi and Armia. Michael Frolik sent to Laval on a conditioning stint. Former Canadien Alex Galchenyuk traded twice this week, lands with the Maple Leafs.
Habs Prospect report - Ryan Poehling with his first goal of the season on Friday night. Gianni Fairbrother with an assist in his first pro hockey game. Jan Mysak played his first game as a pro. Jesse Ylonen picked up two assists in Laval's 5-2 over Belleville. Check out daily reports at AHLReport.com.
They Said What? - Our favourite clips from the week from Tomas Tatar, Paul Byron and Claude Julien. Marc Bergevin had a press conference this week, Rick and Joe take a look at what was said by the Canadiens GM.
Hockey notes - NHL COVID protocols. Outdoor games at Lake Tahoe. Sidney Crosby says that he wants to stay with the Pittsburgh Penguins his entire career.
Segment 2: Player Grades at Quarter Season Mark
The Montreal Canadiens have played 15 games of 56. At just past the quarter point in the season, Rick and Joe go through the Canadiens roster handing out player grades. Who will receive the highest grade? Who is underperforming? The guys discuss that and more in this quarter season review!
Segment 3: Have Your Say
All Habs Fantasy Hockey update
Social media reactions
Listener's calls and text
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