The Habs are on a big playoff roll, with seven straight wins and series victories over the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets. Host Norm Szcyrek along with cohosts Paul MacLeod and Jonathan Rebelo discuss the playoffs so far along with the upcoming series against the Vegas Golden Knights. This podcast was recorded the evening of June 14, 2021; this is a breakdown of the topics we discussed.
First Period (00:00 – 8:05)
– Habs Trivia
– Recap of series with Winnipeg Jets
– Habs still considered underdogs after the first two series wins
Second Period (8:06 – 15:59)
– Alexander Romanov returns to the lineup
– Habs defence pairing strategies
– Effectiveness of Montreal’s “washing machine” line (Staal, Perry, Armia)
– Mark Scheifele’s end of season comments
Third Period (16:00 – 36:52)
– Who will be the X-factors for the Habs versus Vegas
– Predictions for this series
– The impact of Jeff Petry’s absence to start the series
– When Petry returns, who will be taken out of the lineup?
– Around the NHL topics: Bruins losing to the Islanders; Islanders versus Lightning series, and more
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