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After a big Habs news day, the HabsWorld crew returned to discuss the impact of the coaching changes. Host Norm Szcyrek was joined by rookie co-host Josh Coulter, along with veteran co-hosts Paul MacLeod and Jonathan Rebelo. This podcast was recorded the evening of February 24, 2021.

Here is the breakdown of the topics we discussed:

First Period ( 0:00 – 24:10 )

– Introductions
– Habs trivia
– Marc Bergevin fires head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller
– Discussion about new head coach Dominic Ducharme
– Carey Price’s struggles
– Reasons why the Habs players failed under Julien

Second Period ( 24:11 – 45:59 )

– Victor Mete’s play and his role on this team
– Has Mete been properly developed
– Upcoming games against Winnipeg
– Brendan Gallagher’s disallowed goal versus Ottawa
– Talk about Alex Burrows role as the new assistant coach
– Failing strategies under Julien

Third Period ( 46:00 – 1:02:35 )

– Strategies younger coaches in the NHL employ and will Ducharme follow that approach
– Jonathan Drouin pros and cons
– How have Tatar and Byron played since returning to the lineup
– Around the NHL: Blackhawks strong play, Seattle expansion and NHL realignment speculation, and more

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