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The offseason has begun for the Habs, and the HabsWorld podcast gang gathered to discuss it all. Hosts Jonathan Rebelo, Paul MacLeod and Norm Szcyrek had plenty to say about Les Canadiens.

This podcast was recorded the evening of July 4th. Topics included:

00:00 – 8:35 Intro; Habs trivia; Free Agency discussions
8:36 – 10:30 Habs internal changes; assistant coaches fired & hired
10:31 – 17:07 Alex Galchenyuk/Max Domi trade; the new Habs “attitude” era
17:08 – 25:03 Habs drafting Jesperi Kotkaniemi at #3 overall & other draftees; update on developing Habs prospect Ryan Poehling; Habs are unofficially in Rebuild mode, so bring on the “pain”; Montreal’s extra cap space is now their big advantage
25:04 – 30:05 RFA offer sheet strategy discussion; Jack Johnson signing in Pittsburgh & John Tortorella comments
30:06 – 34:06 2019 playoffs; former Habs will now have their names on the Cup
34:07 – 56:33 Max Pacioretty recent trade rumours/near trades, what is his future with the Habs? Will Claude Julien readjust the team to improve next season? Further draft discussions; World Cup soccer; wrap up

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