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Making The Grade | Canadiens Connection ep 157
Episode 1572nd October 2021 • Canadiens Connection • Rocket Sports Radio
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This Week’s Show

Segment 1: Week in Review, Habs News, League News

  • Check out news Headlines posts every week day at
  • Roster news - Canadiens announce 22 players cut from training camp on Friday plus two players on Saturday. Canadiens injury list grows: Sami Niku, Cedric Paquette, Mattias Norlinder, Joel Edmundson, Carey Price, Cole Caufield, Mike Hoffman, Paul Byron, Shea Weber. Group CH announces full capacity for Bell Centre and Place Bell.
  • Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket training camp opens Monday. Trois Rivieres Lions unveiled their official jerseys on Friday.
  • Be sure to read the content at and check out The Press Zone - Montreal.
  • Canadiens leadership - While injuries will prevent Shea Weber from playing this season, the captain has left a legacy with the Montreal Canadiens. Brendan Gallagher will wear an 'A'. The other 'A' will be rotated.
  • NHL news and notes - 2021 NHL Broadcasting Rankings. Ben Chiarot comments on the  crack-down on cross-checking. NHL 2021-22 Season Preview by Rocket Sports contributors.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Earning a Roster Spot

  • By Monday, the Canadiens training camp will be down to one team after cuts are made to prepare for the final two exhibition games. But there are still opportunities for players to earn a roster spot on defence and at centre.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

Canadiens Connection on Rocket Sports Radio

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.

Audio editing assistance provided 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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