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Episode 246

Targeting Michkov, Smith or Benson | Canadiens Connection ep 246

This Week’s Show: Targeting Michkov, Smith or Benson

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

Canadiens decline to offer a contract to goaltender Frederik Dichow; retain rights to Joe Vrbetic. Prospect Jack Gorniak has been removed from the Canadiens reserve list.

Canadiens have signed forward Michael Pezzetta to a two-year contract extension.

Be sure to read the content at AHL.report and check out The Press Zone.

Canadiens prospects Jared Davidson will play in the final for the Memorial Cup.

NHL & NHLPA reached an agreement about an on-ice training program this summer.

Segment 2: BIG Topic - Guest: Director of Scouting - Hockey Prospect

Jerome Berube is the Director of Scouting for Hockey Prospect. This independent scouting service provides player evaluations to NHL and CHL teams. Each June, Hockey Prospect publish their NHL Draft Black Book, which contains extensive scouting reports and draft rankings.

Jerome joined Amy and Rick to discuss the upcoming NHL Draft and provided a scouting report on three players that should be in the conversation for the Canadiens with the fifth overall pick: Matvei Michkov, Will Smith and Zach Benson.

Berube also added three players who could be in the mix for Montreal with their second, first-round pick. And they had a discussion on the quality of goaltending prospects.

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
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. 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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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.
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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.