Roster news - Montreal Canadiens will play two preseason games in Twillingate, Newfoundland and Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick versus the Ottawa Senators.
Habs prospect report - Laval Rocket re-signed forward Peter Abbandonato and defenseman Tory Dello to one-year AHL contracts. Canadiens prospects Jan Mysak and Arber Xhekaj of the Hamilton Bulldogs remain in competition for the 2022 Memorial Cup. Oliver Kapanen will play for Team Finland at the World Junior Championship.
Hockey news and notes: Chicago Blackhawks will reportedly hire Luke Richardson for the position of head coach. Stanley Cup playoffs update.
Segment 2: BIG Topic - Weighing the Draft Rankings
Habs fans are less than two weeks away from learning the result of the most important choice by the Montreal Canadiens in decades. We have provided our listeners with a comprehensive analysis of the top prospects for this Draft.
In past episodes we have been joined by prospect experts including Sportsnet's Sam Cosentino and Jerome Berube from Hockey Prospect.
Today, we will review the top-3 prospects of the most reputable hockey prospect ranking services. We'll compare the gifts and flaws: Shane Wright, Logan Cooley and Juraj Slafkovsky.
Listen and decide. Then you be the GM and tell us your pick!
Segment 3: Have Your Say
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Canadiens Connection Question of the Week.
Listener's texts and emails.
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