Canadiens Connection, Podcast, Rocket Sports Radio, episode 247 | Habs, Montreal, NHL, Cole Caufield, Will Smith, Matvei Michkov, Zach Benson, Ryan Leonard, Dalibor Dvorsky, David Reinbacher, Jared Davidson, Patrick Roy
ROCKET SPORTS MEDIA | MONTREAL, QC. — Welcome to the Canadiens Connection via Rocket Sports Radio. This engaging podcast featured on Habs Hockey Report connects Habs fans with their beloved team from a plugged-in source they know and trust.
This Week’s Show: Hughes Hints at Habs Draft Strategy?
S1 | Week in Review, Habs News, League News
- Friday marked the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Canadiens defeating the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 to win their 24th Stanley Cup..
- Canadiens signed forward Cole Caufield to an eight-year contract extension worth $62.8 million.
- New rules on fighting were announced in the QMJHL. The ‘Q’ Draft was held in Sherbrooke, QC.
- Canadiens prospects Owen Beck and Logan Mailloux have been named to the OHL All-Star Teams. Mailloux will meet with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman once the playoffs are over.
- Laval Rocket signed defenseman Olivier Galipeau to a one-year AHL contract.
- Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone.
- Lotto Quebec announced that Will Smith has the best odds of being selected fifth overall by the Canadiens.
- Flyers GM Danny Briere completed a three-team trade.
- Shane Doan was hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs as a special adviser to GM Brad Treliving.
- Flyers GM Danny Briere will listen to offers for goaltender Carter Hart.
- Pierre LeBrun is reporting that the agent for Pierre-Luc Dubois has advised Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff that he will not sign another contract with Winnipeg.
S2 | BIG Topic – Was Kent Hughes Sending a Message at the Combine?
- The 2023 NHL Scouting Combine was held at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo this past week. 106 draft-eligible prospects participated in the week long event ahead of the NHL Entry Draft at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on June 28-29.
- What did Kent Hughes have to say? Did he hint at his draft strategy?
S3 | Have Your Say
- Canadiens upcoming events.
- Canadiens Connection question of the week.
Listener’s texts and emails.
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