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Hosts Norm Szcyrek, Paul Macleod and Jonathan Rebelo were back in their virtual studio, to record Episode #52 of the HabsWorld podcast the evening of February 22. As always, we appreciate any feedback [bad or good] and ask listeners to please take a moment to leave a rating via iTunes, or Podomatic.

Topics discussed include:

0:00 Intro, opening remarks, Habs trivia about #52
1:50 Michel Therrien firing / Claude Julien hiring discussions; Initial thoughts about the team’s play after the first two games
8:24 Possible trade deadline acquisitions for the Habs; discussions about previous trade deadline pickups
20:55 Discussion about trade for Nikita Nesterov how’s he’s been playing for the Habs, comparisons to Barberio
23:54 Talk about Greg Pateryn and his wife’s social media comments; Pateryn availability memo to 29 other teams; what will be Pateryn’s role with the club?
30:08 Upcoming Habs games opponents; Subban’s return to Montreal; Habs trade minor league prospect [both sons of former NHL players]
33:39 Division rivals coming on strong to challenge the Habs for first ; other around the league topics including trade rumours for non-Habs teams
42:48 Did Geoff Molson have a hand in the coaching change ; other final thoughts

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