The Canadiens are going through tough times now, and the HabsWorld team is here to discuss them. Host Norm Szcyrek plus co-hosts Paul MacLeod and Jonathan Rebelo had much to say about the team’s recent plight, some of their bright spots, and a few laughs along the way. This podcast was recorded the evening of November 28 2019.
The topics include:
0:00 – 2:00 Intros, episode trivia,
2:01 – 9:58 Habs six game losing streak; what could the Habs do next; is there a silver lining,
9:59 – 15:00 If things get worse would the Habs trade Carey Price, or trade for Taylor Hall; around the NHL topics including Bill Peters,
15:01 – 23:49 Could the Habs fire the coach if things continue to go badly, and who might replace Claude Julien; are the playoffs still a possibility for the Canadiens; can Marc Bergevin make a trade to turn around the team?
23:50 – 28:32 Cale Fleury scratched against the Devils; Carey Price struggling; reflecting on losses against the Rangers and Bruins; coach’s inability to change in game strategies based on the score; discussion of importance of weekend games against Flyers & Bruins,
28:33 – 34:34 Should the young players be given more ice time and responsibilities; are there players on the farm team that can help give the team a spark?
34:35 – 39:24 Improved play of Shea Weber; Habs depth vs other teams depth to deal with injuries; discussing Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl,
39:25 – 46:38 Guy Carbonneau’s induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame,
46:39 – 56:25 More Bill Peters discussions including Ron Francis; Don Cherry firing; how long can the Habs streak last before a coaching change occurs?
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