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Roster Transformation | Canadiens Connection ep 180
Episode 18026th February 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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  • Roster news - Josh Anderson suffered a facial injury against the Sabres but practiced on Friday and should be in the lineup against Ottawa. Paul Byron has an upper-body injury. There's no timeline for his return. Joel Armia practiced with the team (non-contact jersey). He's day-to-day, but won't play against Ottawa. Jonathan Drouin started skating on Thursday. He's progressing, but won't travel to Ottawa. Jonathan and his girlfriend welcomed their first child. Mathieu Perreault practiced with the team. He will return to the lineup against the Senators. Joel Edmundson practiced with the team (non-contact jersey). He'll travel to Ottawa, but won't play. Corey Schueneman has completed his stint in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol and returned to practice. Jake Allen started skating again on Thursday. Carey Price's off-ice rehab is progressing and he's doing better, but he isn't ready to return to the ice for the coming week.
  • Habs prospect report - Next year's AHL All-Star Classic will be held in Laval at Place Bell on February 5, 6, 2023. Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Habs news and notes: John Sedgwick was promoted to assistant general manager by the Canadiens. 

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Rebuild or Transformation

  • The NHL trade deadline is three weeks away so it's a good time to take stock of the rebuilding of the Montreal Canadiens. Amy and Rick discuss the additions and potential changes on and off the ice.

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 Amy Johnson (@FlyersRule) and Chris G (@ChrisHabs360). This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight. Additional segments by Michael Spinella (@TheSpinella).

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