Writers for Habsworld.net discuss the latest issues involving the Montreal Canadiens.
Habsworld Podcast Episode 96
Host Norm Szcyrek is back with cohosts Paul MacLeod, Sean Cayouette, and Jonathan Rebelo to talk about the Montreal Canadiens and have a lot of laughs. This podcast was recorded on the evening of January 25, 2023.First Period [00:00 - 25:29]- Introductions and Habs Trivia- Cole Caufield shoulder injury and upcoming end of season surgery. Discussions about Caufield's next contract- Do NHL players over train, making them more prone to injuries? - Discussing the Habs blue jersey and their second mascot (Metal) - Strong play of Samuel Montembeault and Jake Allen close to a return to play Second Period [25:30 - 41:44]- Reviewing the Habs injury list that looks like a MASH ward; debating Slavkovsky's hockey injury that takes 3 months to recover without surgery- Kirby Dach as a center has been outstanding lately; reasons why he has been so impressive - Improvements seen in St. Louis' coaching and the power play - Prospect Lane Hutson has officially grown one inch since the draft, and also been outstanding in college hockey Third Period [ 41:45 - 1:26:50 ]- NHL draft talk involving Habs possibly selecting Michkov- Montreal's mid-season press conference; confidence level of the GM after his first year has recently past- Trade deadline speculations- More draft talk - Sean Farrell discussions, including a rumour of him leaving college this spring- Will the Habs end up with too many prospects in their stable?- Call ups from the AHL playing well: Jesse Ylonen - Around the Hockey World: Ryan O'Reilly trade rumours; Bruce Boudreau firing; Vancouver debacle over Boudreau and several other bad management moves; passing of ex-Hab & Canuck Gino Odjick, more trade rumours, PK Subban's tribute and more
Habsworld Podcast Episode 95
It's the year 2023, and while the Montreal Canadiens returned home from a gruelling road trip, their struggles on the ice are continuing. Host Norm Szcyrek is back with cohosts Paul Macleod, Sean Cayouette and Jonathan Rebelo, to talk about the Habs and have a lot of laughs. This podcast was recorded the evening of January 10, 2023.Here is a breakdown of the topics we discussed:First Period [ 0:00 - 15:47 ]Introductions and Habs TriviaRevisiting the Christian Dvorak trade Discussing the Habs recent struggles and the tie in to their annual December road tripIs there something the Habs could do to turn this around, or should Habs fans embrace the "tank"Second Period [ 15:48 - 43:35 ]World Junior Championship tournament, and discussing Habs prospects: Joshua Roy, Lane Hutson, Oliver Kapanen, Filip Mesar, othersStruggles of Nick Suzuki Trade rumours involving Montreal Third Period [ 43:36 - 59:22 ]Persistent trade rumour with Pierre-Luc Dubois going to Montreal Around the NHL topics including Ex Hab Mike McCarron entering the players assistance program, Tage Thompson's five goal game, and more
Habsworld Podcast Episode 94
The Montreal Canadiens have begun a brutally long set of games in the month of December with most of their games on the road. The HabsWorld podcast squad are back to discuss the team's recent matches, and several other topics. Host Norm Szcyrek was joined by cohosts Paul MacLeod, Sean Cayouette and Jonathan Rebelo on the evening of December 8th, 2022, to discuss the Habs, hockey, and share many laughs. Here is a breakdown of the topics we discussed:First Period [00:00 – 25:25]Introductions & Habs TriviaDiscussion of the Canadiens recent West Coast road trip Talk about Jaro Slavkovsky playing on the second line Should Montreal release Slavkovsky to play in the World Junior Championship Cole Caufield's strong play and predictions about his next contract Will Caufield score 40+ goals this season?Second Period [25:26 - 46:11]Montreal's injury bug; a blessing or a curse? What do we think of the new GM/VP and how much credit should Marc Bergevin get for this season?Discussing some of the excerpts from Pierre Gervais' book on some inside information of the Montreal Canadiens Third Period [46:12 - 1:03:47]Habs Ambassador Chris Nilan invites two Montreal rookies for a home cooked meal; Canadiens alumni are now encouraged to engage with current playersMore Trade rumours involving Montreal Talking about Canadiens rookies defencemen Habs prospects watch: Vincent Rohrer, Logan Mailloux, Sean Farrell, Xavier Simoneau, Owen Beck
Habsworld Podcast Episode 93
The Montreal Canadiens are one month into this season, and the HabsWorld podcast squad are back to discuss the team. Host Norm Szcyrek was joined by cohosts Paul MacLeod, Sean Cayouette and Jonathan Rebelo on the evening of November 10th, 2022, to discuss the Habs and share many laughs. Here is a breakdown of the topics we discussed:First Period [00:00 – 18:56]Introductions & Habs TriviaResurrection of David Savard Discussing the strong play of rookies Kaiden Guhle, Jordan Harris, Arber Xhekaj, Juraj Slavkovsky and Jonathan Kovacevic Suspensions to Josh Anderson and Juraj Slavkovsky Second Period [18:57 - 41:01]Habs Top Duo (Nick Suzuki & Cole Caufield) has a new winger with Kirby DachAssessing the Canadiens veterans that have excited and disappointed Strong starts for prospects Lane Hutson, Filip Mesar, Owen Beck, Jared Davidson Third Period [41:02 - 58:12]Around the NHL topics: Boston Bruins try, and fail to sign Mitchell Miller Ottawa Senators announce they will retire Chris Niel's jerseyRyan Reynolds could become a new part owner of the Ottawa SenatorsJack Eichel's return to Buffalo November 10th Ex-Hab Jesperi Kotkaniemi's terrible start to this season Phil Kessel breaks the league's "Iron Man" record; could he become a hall of famer?
Habsworld Podcast Episode 92
With the Montreal Canadiens 2022-23 season underway, the Habsworld podcast crew was back to talk about the Habs. Host Norm Szcyrek was joined by cohosts Paul MacLeod, Jonathan Rebelo, and Sean Cayouette on the evening of October 12, 2022, to discuss the team updates & players over the past few months, while sharing a few laughs. Here is a breakdown of the topics we discussed:First Period [00:00 - 19:00]Introductions, Habs TriviaSeason opener home game against the Leafs. Highlights & lowlights from the game one victoryAnalysis of rookie Jaro SlavkovskySecond Period [19:01 - 45:54]Review of rookie defencemen Jordan Harris, Kaiden Guhle and Arber Xhekaj. Which rookies will finish the season with the big club?Further analysis of the Toronto game Reflecting on Carey Price's current quality of life Discussions on other injured Habs players Talking about new Habs Mike Matheson, Kirby Dach, Sean Monaghan, Evgeni Dadanov, and Jonathan Kovacevic Third Period [45:55 - 1:03:47]Martin St. Louis coaching styleBold predictions for Montreal this seasonWhich current Habs rookie might be in the race for Calder trophy contention?Final 4 playoff teams and Cup winner predictionsFuture watch: surprises from rookie & pro camps, Owen Beck, Filip Mesar and other Canadiens' prospects
Habsworld Podcast Episode 91
The Montreal Canadiens made a few big splashes at the 2022 NHL Draft on July 7th and 8th, held in Montreal. The Habsworld podcast team reassembled to discuss the draft and other hockey transactions. Host Norm Szcyrek was joined by cohosts Paul Macleod, Jonathan Rebelo and Sean Cayouette, on the evening of July 14th, 2022, to record this podcast and have a few laughs. Here is a breakdown of the topics we discussed: First Period [00:00 - 22:37]Introductions, Habs TriviaSharing in person experiences of attending the 2022 NHL Draft in MontrealDiscussions about the Habs first round picks, Juraj Slajkovsky and Filip Mesar Second Period [22:38 - 33:18]Habs trade away defenceman Alexander Romanov, then trade for center Kirby Dach Discussing prospects from the team's Development Camp, defenceman Lane Hutson and center Owen BeckMontreal trades Shea Weber to Las Vegas for Alexander Dadonov Third Period [33:19 - 1:03:27]No qualifying offer for RFA Rem PetlickEarly predictions on the Habs 2022-03 season Around the NHL: One surprising UFA signing (Johhny Gaudreau to Columbus); former Habs Arturri Lehkonnen, Brett Kulak resigning with their teams, and Ben Chariot signing with Detroit. Another surprise signing, Matt Murray with Toronto. Carolina trading ex-Hab Max Pacioretty and Brett Burns. Should Montreal sign Scotty Bownman as a senior advisor or consultant?More people hired by Montreal for their Hockey Analytics groupEx-Hab Nicolas Deslauriers signed by Philadelphia , and former Habs Victor Mete and Jordie Benn signed by Toronto. Final thoughts about the Habs 2022 draft
We need more show then that
I'm biased but it's the greatest Habs podcast in the world.
Go Habs Go!
Good. Could be better.
Love the Habs knowledge. Sound is brutal though. Figure out that microphone boys