The Habs offseason has been an emotional one, and this edition of the Habsworld podcast has it covered. Hosts Norm Szcyrek, Paul Macleod and Jonathan Rebelo discussed several topics, including an in depth look at the blockbuster PK Subban for Shea Weber trade, the acquisition of Andrew Shaw, the departure of Lars Eller, associate coach Kirk Muller's return to Montreal and the impact he may have, along with free agent signings of Alexander Radulov , Al Montoya and Zach Redmond. The hosts also shared some thoughts on the Habs first round draft pick Mikhail Sergachev and talked about which players may surprise and end up starting next season in Montreal. This podcast was recorded the evening of August 7th, 2016.
The Canadiens 2015-16 season is finally over, and the Habsworld gang of Norm Szcyrek, Jonathan Rebelo and Paul Macleod performed their post-mortum of the team. Topics included the mishandling of Carey Price, the mismanagement by Montreal's coaches, the future of PK Subban, and playoff discussions. It was not all doom and gloom as we also talked about a few highlights of the season and had a few chuckles along the way. This podcast was recorded the evening of April 12, 2016.
Is the Habs glass half full or half empty? That is what Habsworld podcast hosts Norm Szcyrek, Jonathan Rebelo and Paul Macleod debated while discussing the teams current slump. Recent trades and player moves were also reviewed along with other news from around the NHL. This podcast was recorded the evening of January 16, 2016. We encountered technical difficulties near the middle of this podcast recording; our apologies for this issue.
HabsWorld hosts Norm Szcyrek, Jonathan Rebelo and Paul Macleod suffered from deja vu, talking about the Carey Price re-injury and its impact on the Habs, as well as the impact of the Brendan Gallagher & other Habs injuries. Several topics were discussed including the performance of the call up players (Andrighetto, Holloway , Thomas, Carr), the upcoming Winter Classic game, power play improvements, the recent play of Alex Galchenyuk, Nathan Beaulieu's latest fight in Columbus which lead to an interesting debate on concussions and fighting in the NHL. We also spent time reminscing about the 20 year anniversary of the Patrick Roy trade and its' impact on the Canadiens, and a few interesting topics in Around The NHL. This podcast was recorded on the evening of December 6th, 2015. We look forward to getting your feedback on iTunes, Podomatic, Twitter, Facebook and/or the HabsWorld forum.
HabsWorld hosts Norm Szcyrek, Jonathan Rebelo and Paul Macleod had some interesting discussions regarding Carey Price's injury status and the Habs continued strong play. We discussed the surprising play of Dale Weise and what his future plans might be, and the impressive performances by Michael Condon and Paul Byron . Recent events like the benching of Alex Semin, last Saturday's eventuful Bruins game, a few around the NHL topics and Jonathan shared a funny story about a special game in Boston he attended. This podcast was recorded on the evening of November 9, 2015.
The first HabsWorld podcast of the 2015-16 season was hosted by Norm Szcyrek and rookie co-host Paul Macleod. The guys were talking about the red-hot Canadiens team record breaking winning streak of 9 games, going into some detail on why they've been so successful. Topics also included the play of Habs newcomers Alex Semin, Tomas Fleischman and Mike Condon. A look at Montreal's upcoming West coast road trip, along with some NHL news involving the first coach to be fired and his replacement. This podcast was recorded on the evening of October 25, 2015.
The HabsWorld podcast gang of Jonathan Rebelo and Norm Szcyrek are back to discuss the upcoming Habs 2015-16 NHL season. Topics included the surprising news about Zack Kassian off the ice, off season Habs moves & news, pre-season talk, Max "C" Pacioretty, the final roster , which players were waived & which players stayed, as well as a few recent around the NHL topics. This podcast was recorded on the evening of October 10, 2015.
The second round of the playoffs have begun, and the Habsworld podcast gang of Norm Szcyrek and Jonathan Rebelo were joined by special guest Michael Richard. The topic of will Montreal defeat Tampa was the focus of our discussions, but there were also some lively discussions about the likelihood of Carey Price and PK Subban winning the NHL trophies they're up for, as well as some talk about the other three playoff series in the second round. This podcast was recorded on the evening of April 30, 2015.
It's the 2015 playoffs! Norm Szcyrek and Jon Rebelo talk about the first round match with the dreaded Ottawa Senators, breaking down the two teams in depth. We also discussed our choices of the more interesting non-Habs playoff matches to watch, and discussed a few around the NHL topics to wrap things up. This podcast was recorded on April 13, 2015.
The HabsWorld podcast team of Matt Macaskill and Norm Szcyrek returned to talk about the possible opponents for the
Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs. We also discussed how well the newest Habs acquistions before the trade deadline last month are fitting in with the Habs, along with the improved play of rookies Greg Pateryn and Jacob de la Rose. We wrapped up our podcast with some debate about Carey Price and the possibility of him winning the Vezina and Hart trophies this season.