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Episode 250

Habs Draft Extravaganza | Canadiens Connection ep 250

This Week’s Show: Habs Draft Extravaganza

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

Kent Hughes acquired the rights to forward Alex Newhook from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Montreal's 31st (FLA) and 37th overall picks in 2023 and defenseman Gianni Fairbrother.

Canadiens made qualifying offers to six restricted free agents.

Canadiens have invited 37 players to their annual development camp.

Montreal Canadiens traded defenseman Joel Edmundson to the Washington Capitals.

Winnipeg Jets traded Pierre Luc-Dubois to the Los Angeles Kings.

Segment 2 | Absolutely Everything About the Canadiens' 2023 Draft

Canadiens selected defenseman David Reinbacher with the fifth overall pick. This pick should have been no surprise for loyal listeners of the Canadiens Connection podcast.

We provide a player-by-player breakdown of the draft selections made by the Canadiens and the ones they chose not to make including audio from all of the principals.

Segment 3 | Have Your Say

  • Canadiens upcoming events.
  • Canadiens Connection question of the week.
  • Listener's texts and emails.

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Thank you for listening to the Canadiens Connection. This engaging podcast connects Habs fans with their beloved team from a plugged-in source they know and trust.

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.