With 2020 nearly over, the HabsWorld podcasters return to talk about our beloved Habs, discuss other hockey topics and have a few laughs. This session was recorded on the evening of December 2, 2020.
Host Norm Szcyrek was joined by Paul MacLeod and Jonathan Rebelo to discuss several points, including the following:
00:00 – 2:20 Intro, Habs trivia, review of Patrick Roy trade
2:21 – 5:59 Josh Anderson for Max Domi trade, which Habs centre might Anderson start the season playing with to start the season
6:00 – 8:36 Tyler Toffoli signing and discussion where he will play in the lineup
8:37 – 10:30 Trading for rights to Joel Edmundson then signing him, where will he fit in the team’s defence lineup
10:31 – 15:44 Jake Allen trade and contract extension
15:45 – 29:10 Brendan Gallagher extension, what might the Canadiens do with Phillip Danault, expectations for Alexander Romanov, discussions of their other impending UFA players
29:11 – 52:58 Around the league topics including when the NHL season may begin, will an all-Canadian division be part of that season, will some owners pressure the league to abandon the 2020-21 season, pandemic topics involving hockey, recap of the Habs playoffs, controversial officiating during the postseason, reflections on the Habs 2020 first-round pick selection (Guhle) and the progress of their 2019 first-round pick (Caufield), some debate about our favourite all-time hockey movies, and much more
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