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Accelerating Habs Rebuild | Canadiens Connection ep 205
Episode 20520th August 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 - Canadiens relinquished the rights to prospect Brett Stapley. Canadiens acquired forward Sean Monahan and a conditional first-round pick in 2025 from the Calgary Flames in exchange for future considerations.

Habs prospect report - Canadiens prospect Jayden Struble will reportedly return to Northeastern University next season for his senior year.

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Hockey news and notes: Nashville Predators will host the 2023 NHL Entry Draft. Former Canadiens forward Cedric Paquette has signed a contract with Dinamo Minsk.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Habs GM Leverages Dire Outlook

The rebuild of the Montreal Canadiens took another significant step this week after GM Kent Hughes acquired a conditional first-round draft pick in 2025. That gives Montreal five first-round picks over the next three drafts. Hughes was in a position to receive this asset due to LTIR cap space potentially provided by Carey Price's lingering knee injury.

Segment 3: Have Your Say

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

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