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Episode 262

Full Camp, Few Chairs, Big Decisions | Canadiens Connection ep 262

This Week’s Show: Full Camp, Few Chairs, Big Decisions

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

⦁ 72 players are participating at Canadiens training camp. Standouts so far have included Jared Davidson, Logan Mailloux, Josh Anderson, Emil Heineman, and Mike Matheson.

⦁ Jake Allen is looking for an increased workload this season.

⦁ Paul Byron has retired as an NHL player and was named a player development consultant by the Canadiens.

⦁ Jeff Gorton announced major changes to their medical staff including the retirement of Dr. David Mulder.

⦁ Canadiens acquired forward Tanner Pearson and a third round draft pick in 2025 from the Vancouver Canucks for goaltender Casey DeSmith.

⦁ Quote of the week comes from Habs head coach Marty St. Louis.

Segment 2 | Special Guest Jeff Paterson Breaks Down the Tanner Pearson Trade

To provide a scouting report on Tanner Pearson and to give us a comprehensive description of his time in Vancouver, Canucks reporter Jeff Paterson joined the show.

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 (@RocketSports) with Michael Spinella (@TheSpinella), Amy Johnson (@FlyersRule) and Chris G (@ChrisHabs360). This talented team of credentialed journalists come together to share their valued insight.

About the Podcast

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Canadiens Connection
Canadiens Connection via Rocket Sports Radio brings you news, expert analysis and informed commentary about the Montreal Canadiens and NHL hockey.

About your hosts

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Rick Stephens

Rick is the Founder and President of Rocket Sports, and has been the visionary leading our evolution. He also serves as the Editor of The Hockey News - Montreal. This followed a long, successful career in academia. These days, you’ll find him where he is most comfortable, in an arena press box or sharing his insights from behind a microphone.
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Michael Spinella

Michael was born and raised in Ottawa but, has settled in Montreal as a young professional. He grew up a Sens fan, but now enjoys watching all NHL teams and following prospects throughout their development. Michael has experience in Podcasting, Photography and Audio Production, which he uses to share his excitement and joy of the game.
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Amy Johnson

From Draft Day to winning a championship, Amy is a credentialed professional hockey reporter at the junior, national, NCAA, IIHF, ECHL, AHL, and NHL levels.

She has extensive experience writing game recaps, interviewing players, coaches, scouts, and management, recording live social media hits, and analyzing the game, in addition to providing original still photography of game action. You can view her work at AHLReport.com.