Training camp has begun for the HabsWorld podcast crew. Listen to hosts Paul MacLeod, Jonathan Rebelo, and Norm Szcyrek stretch out their vocal cords, to talk about a number of Habs items as the new NHL season approaches. This podcast was recorded the evening of September 13.
Topics for Podcast #56 include:
0:00 – 3:00 Introduction, Habs trivia
3:01 – 7:26 Recap of Habs 2016 playoff loss; what went wrong?
7:27 – 14:01 Drouin/Sergachev trade, pros and cons
14:02 – 18:03 Montreal’s offseason moves; Radulov, Hemsky, Schlemko
18:04 – 22:03 Markov no longer a Hab; could he return?
22:04 – 24:37 Was signing Ales Hemsky a good move; could another unsigned veteran Czech forward fare better?
24:38 – 25:59 Will Charles Hudon finally get a chance to play in Montreal?
26:00 – 29:15 Do the Habs now have an anti-Russian player bias?
29:16 – 35:55 Discussion of new defencemen Alzner, Streit, Jerabek
35:56 – 40:16 Habs Predictions, how will they do in 2017?
40:17 – 48:06 Around the league topics; possible trades for players from Vegas; Eric Gelinas signed to a PTO; Habs handling the Laval head coach & possible replacements
48:07 – 51:11 No changes to Habs assistant coaches; will Julien make any new hires to his staff?
51:12 – 1:10:37 Discussion of recent Michel Therien radio interview; reflections of previous mistakes coaching the Habs; would Patrick Roy be an improvement over hiring Therien a third time in the future; expectations where Claude Julien’s coaching will help the Habs, and much more!
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