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Reshaping the Habs | Canadiens Connection ep 183
Episode 18319th March 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 - Ryan Poehling was placed on injured reserve after suffering an upper body injury against Philadelphia. Christian Dvorak and Jake Allen were activated from IR and returned to the lineup against the Stars. Jonathan Drouin will return. Andrew Hammond and David Savard have been skating. Cedric Paquette and Mathieu Perreault both cleared waivers.

Habs prospect report - Jakub Dobes received several Big Ten honours. Sean Farrell, Blake Biondi, Ty Smilanic and Jordan pursue a Frozen Four berth. Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.

Habs news and notes: Tampa Bay Lightning acquired forward Brandon Hagel from the Blackhawks. There is a Canadiens connection.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - The Gorton Plan

Ben Chiarot was traded to the Florida Panthers for forward Tyler Smilanic, a 1st-round pick in 2023 and a 4th-round pick (NYR) in 2022. We will grade the return.

Special guest: Allan Kreda, Hockey writer for the New York Times and Associated Press regarding Jeff Gorton's impact on the Rangers.

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).

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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