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Episode 247

Hughes Hints at Habs Draft Strategy? | Canadiens Connection ep 247

This Week’s Show: Hughes Hints at Habs Draft Strategy?

Segment 1: 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.

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.

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.

Segment 2: 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?

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

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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.