With the Montreal Canadiens 2022-23 season underway, the HabsWorld podcast crew was back to talk about the Habs. Host Norm Szcyrek was joined by cohosts Paul MacLeod, Jonathan Rebelo, and Sean Cayouette on the evening of October 12, 2022, to discuss the latest around the team over the past few months, while sharing a few laughs.
Here is a breakdown of the topics we discussed:
First Period [00:00 – 19:00]
Introductions, Habs Trivia
Season opener home game against the Leafs.
Highlights and lowlights from the game one victory
Analysis of rookie Juraj Slafkovsky
Second Period [19:01 – 45:54]
Review of rookie defencemen Jordan Harris, Kaiden Guhle, and Arber Xhekaj.
Which rookies will finish the season with the big club?
Further analysis of the Toronto game
Reflecting on Carey Price’s current quality of life
Discussions on other injured Habs players
Talking about new Habs Mike Matheson, Kirby Dach, Sean Monahan, Evgenii Dadonov, and Johnathan Kovacevic
Third Period [45:55 – 1:03:47]
Martin St. Louis’ coaching style
Bold predictions for Montreal this season
Which current Habs rookie might be in the race for Calder Trophy contention?
Final four playoff teams and Stanley Cup winner predictions
Future Watch: surprises from rookie and pro camps, Owen Beck, Filip Mesar, and other Canadiens’ prospects
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