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Locked On Canadiens is a daily podcast covering the Montreal Canadiens, for Habs fans everywhere. Scott Matla and Laura Saba bring you daily Canadiens news, commentary, opinions, trivia and more. Whether you're in Montreal or following your beloved Habs from afar, we, along with a variety of guests, will have your fix every day. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

Episode 354 - Frauds
Montreal throws away an important game against the Edmonton Oilers, and the hosts have had enough,
27 min
Episode 353 - Questions About Management
Do the Canadiens really only have a single recall from the taxi squad left? What will Cole Caufield learn and gain from his trip out west with the Habs? And will everyone be able to play better in time to make the playoffs?
28 min
Episode 352 - Goin' out for a rip with Jon Merrill
Scott and Laura talk about the Canucks covid situation, before diving into listener questions!
29 min
Episode 351 - Frustration Boiling Over
The inconsistent Montreal Canadiens lose another game to a team they should have beaten in the Calgary Flames. We look ahead to the next games to see what changes they can make. Plus, the Laval Rocket have had to postpone games due to a possible COVID outbreak on the Toronto Marlies.
26 min
Episode 350 - Scorch Origin Stories
Friend of the show Ramz of the Scorchstack joins to talk the Flames, and so much more!
29 min
Episode 349 - Canadiens Break Jack Campbell's W...
We cover the Canadiens' win against the Leafs, discuss the trade deadline and the new additions on the defense and where they will fit in, and say our goodbyes to fan favourite Victor Mete.
28 min
Episode 348 - It's a Cole, Cole World
Cole Caufield's pro debut, Victor Mete on waivers, and the arrival of Jon Merrill!
26 min
Episode 347 - Groundhog Day-charme
We recap the Habs game against the Winnipeg Jets and answer mailbag questions about Cole Caufield, Corey Perry, the NHL trade deadline, and more.
26 min
Episode 346 - Habs fall to the Leafs, Brendan G...
Montreal lost to Toronto, who starts in net on Thursday, and how can the Habs make a splash still at the Trade Deadline?
26 min
Episode 345 - Something's Cookin
We discuss Carey Price's injury as we preview the Canadiens game against the Leafs. We talk about Cole Caufield's first practice with the Laval Rocket and Jan Mysak's new entry level contract with the Habs. Finally, we talk about our wishlist for the NHL Trade Deadline.
23 min
Episode 344 - Staal Gon' Make Me Lose My Mind
Montreal snaps their overtime losing skid, but lose Brendan Gallagher in the process.
27 min
Episode 343 - Enter Staal
We discuss what went wrong during the last game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators, and where Eric Staal will fit in as we preview tonight's Habs game against the Edmonton Oilers.
24 min
Episode 342 - Habs Dominate the Sicko Sens
Recapping Thursday's win over Ottawa and the Friday Mailbag!
26 min
Episode 341 - The Scoop on Staal with Joe Yerdon
Special guest Joe Yerdon joins us to give us the inside scoop on Eric Staal and what is going on in Buffalo.
28 min
Episode 340 - Habs shutout Oilers, Should Conno...
The Montreal Canadiens returned to the ice in emphatic fashion against Edmonton, but not without plenty of McDavid-related controversy.
25 min
Episode 339 - Back in Action
We discuss the Montreal Canadiens returning to play after the COVID protocol postponement and what they need to do to manage the grueling schedule ahead of them.
26 min
Episode 338 - The Ecstasy of Cole
This is not a drill, Cole Caufield is a Montreal Canadien and so is Eric Staal who arrived in a trade from the Buffalo Sabres!
25 min
Episode 337 - What's in a Defenseman?
Today's mailbag covers questions about the taxi squad, what makes a good defenseman, who the first Laval call-up should be, officiating in the NHL, and more.
26 min
Episode 336 - Fixing the Habs with Habs-Statician
Scott and Laura welcome the Habs-Statician Podcast to the show to talk about the team and their fancy stats!
30 min
Episode 335 - Canadiens Games Postponed
We discuss the impact of the postponement of the Canadiens games due to COVID protocol, break down the approved changes to the NHL Draft Lottery, and welcome Andrew Berkshire to introduce the Crosscheck NHL Show.
30 min
Episode 334 - Postponed
The Canadiens and Oilers game was postponed due to Covid, Tyler Toffoli is out a bit longer, and Jordan Harris isn't turning pro this year, all inside the latest show!
26 min
Episode 333 - Faster Than Greased Lightning
We recap the weekend series against the Canucks, preview the Oilers game, and talk about defense some more.
26 min
Episode 332 - In a Pickle
Answering listener questions in the Friday Mailbag!
32 min
Episode 331 - They Forgot About Shea
We recap the Montreal Canadiens game against the Winnipeg Jets, discuss the deployment of the defense and how it is hurting the team, and have some positive words for a bunch of the Habs.
29 min
Episode 330 - Reinforcing the Front
A month out from the Trade Deadline, what can we possibly expect from the Canadiens in terms of their prospects and cap space?
25 min
Episode 329 - Montreal Canadiens Legend Corey P...
We recap the Montreal Canadiens' win against the Winnipeg Jets, talk about Carey Price's improved game, the versatility of the Habs forwards, and the disjointed defensive pairings.
28 min
Episode 328 - We Need to Talk About Shea
Scott finds out how bad Saturday's game was, the hosts try to solve the Shea Weber problem, and do people need to chill out?
26 min
Episode 327 - In a Glass Case of Emu-tion
We do a quick recap of the snoozefest of a game against Calgary before moving on to the mailbag.
34 min
Episode 326 - Bankrupting La Cage
Montreal ran roughshod over the Canucks so your hosts are celebrating, and the discussing penalty kill tactics with special guest Jesse Marshall of the Athletic!
35 min
Episode 325 - Reigniting the Power Play
We cover thoughts from Alex Burrows' media availability, the change in practice lines on offense, and part 2 of our interview with Jesse Marshall, where we do a deep dive on the power play.
29 min
Episode 324 - A + B = L
Montreal heads out west and the hosts welcome Jesse Marshall from the Athletic to talk about special teams!
27 min
Episode 323 - Canadiens Easily Beat Jets
We recap the Canadiens' dominant win over the Winnipeg Jets before discussing the upcoming Western road trip.
26 min
Episode 322 - Overtime of Sadness
The Montreal Canadiens lost in overtime, what else is new?
30 min
Episode 321 - Not Waiting on Carey Price
We discuss the Montreal Canadiens firing Stephan Waite and hiring Sean Burke as director of goaltending, and what we expect this means for Carey Price's play going forward.
33 min
Episode 320 - An Unfamiliar Feeling
Montreal finally snapped their losing streak and your hosts have plenty of thoughts on it as well!
27 min
Episode 319 - Not Overthinking Things
We preview the Canadiens' next game against the Senators and discuss changes the Habs are making under Dominique Ducharme
30 min
Episode 318 - Woe-vertime
Montreal played great on Saturday until they got to overtime, Scott and Laura break down their mistakes, and plenty more!
28 min
Episode 317 -Jets Humble Habs
We recap the first game under the Dominique Ducharme regime and answer mailbag questions mostly centered around the Dominique Ducharme regime.
29 min
Episode 316 - Claude Julien Fired: Immediate Re...
The Montreal Canadiens have fired Claude Julien, Scott and Laura discuss what's next, and if this was the right move overall.
27 min
Episode 315 - Sword of Damocles
Should Claude Julien be fired? What is goaltender interference, really? And why can't the Habs beat the Senators?
28 min
Episode 314 - Catastrophic Badness
Scott and Laura discuss all their current issues with the Montreal Canadiens, from the coaching to the goalies.
29 min
Episode 313 - Habs Come Up Short All Weekend
We rant about the Montreal Canadiens losing to the Maple Leafs, and then losing to the Ottawa Senators in overtime, and discuss what they need to do going forward.
29 min
Episode 312 - Two Goalie Dads
It's time for the Friday Mailbag, but first a weekend preview for a pair of Habs games!
32 min
Episode 311 - The Tyler Toffoli Impact
We discuss the impact of Tyler Toffoli at both ends of the ice, talk about the Laval Rocket, and discuss the story regarding the dysfunction in the Arizona Coyotes organization that appeared in The Athletic.
29 min
Episode 310 - Supercharging the Special Teams
Scott and Laura break down the frustrating Habs penalty kill and power play, while also discuss the insanity going on in the North Division and plenty more!
30 min
Episode 309 - Wealthy Scratch
We discuss Tomas Tatar, Paul Byron, Michael Frolik and the future of the Canadiens offense.
30 min
Episode 308 - We Have Lift Off!
Recapping Montreal's game against Toronto, the surprising play of Victor Mete, and taking a look at the Rocket's first two games!
26 min
Episode 307 - The Reverse Retro Jerseys Were a ...
We discuss the Canadiens’ disappointing loss to the Edmonton Oilers and wonder if they will be able to bounce back. Plus: the Friday Mailbag!
37 min
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16 min
Episode 306 - Claude Julien's Galaxy Brain
The Habs fell short in a litmus test against Toronto, how can they bounce back against Edmonton, and also the return of the Laval Rocket!
27 min
Episode 305 - Friends with our Enemies
A special crossover episode with Locked on Leafs to preview the Montreal Canadiens' game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
37 min
Episode 304 - 900% More Goals Than Taylor Hall
Ian from Rabid Habs joins the show to talk about Jeff Petry for Norris, the Habs start to the year, COVID in the NHL, and Player Safety.
35 min
Episode 303 - Take the Points and Run
We recap the Montreal Canadiens' win against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday and discuss the finer points of that game.
32 min
Episode 302 - Extremely Sus
Montreal lost to the worst team in the NHL, it was just a fluke right? Also the Friday Mailbag!
35 min
Episode 301 - Are the Habs Good? with Sean Tierney
We welcome Sean Tierney of Charting Hockey to look at the Canadiens' underlying numbers and see if we can afford to have hope this season.
34 min
Episode 300 - A Mountain of a Man
It's our 300th show, and we're celebrating Shea Weber's 1000th NHL game!
29 min
Episode 299 - Shorthanded Kings
We discuss the Canadiens' 6-2 win against the Canucks and touch on the performances by Corey Perry, the penalty kill, Alexander Romanov, Victor Mete, and more.
30 min
Episode 298 - Dube-ious Officiating
Montreal loses in regulation to Calgary, Josh Anderson is sick, and Scott has had enough of the Department of Player Safety.
31 min
Episode 297 - Brady Tkachuk Eating Lunchables
We recap the Montreal Canadiens' 4-2 win against the Calgary Flames and answer mailbag questions from listeners.
31 min
Episode 296 - Putting out the Flames
Scott and Laura take a peek at the Canadiens upcoming series with the Calgary Flames, and how Montreal can earn their victories.
26 min
Episode 295 - Daring to Believe with Julian McK...
Part 2 of our interview with Julian McKenzie, in which we talk about whether this is the best Canadiens team we have seen in decades.
33 min
Episode 294 - A Laine in the Sand with Julian M...
Special guest Julian McKenzie joins the show to talk about the Dubois for Laine swap, Victor Mete being a trade target and more!
32 min
Episode 293 - Road Trip Diary
We recap the Canadiens' road trip out west, and talk about what we learned, including some players who left a good impression in the Canucks series.
31 min
Episode 292 - Poutine Team
Recapping Montreal's game against Vancouver on Thursday night and the Friday Mailbag!
30 min
Episode 291 - Top Hatty
We talk about the good and the bad from the Montreal Canadiens' shootout loss against the Vancouver Canucks.
25 min
Episode 290 - Jake, Josh and Joel Oh My!
Touching on the final few notes from Monday's win in Edmonton, and previewing the series against the Vancouver Canucks!
27 min
Episode 289 - Allen-ton
Jake Allen secures his first win as a Montreal Canadien as the Habs played another statement game against the Edmonton Oilers.
28 min
Episode 288 - Oil Spilled
Scott and Laura discuss the Habs win over Edmonton, the rematch on Monday night, and Jakub Voracek's Zoom obscenities.
29 min
Episode 287 - Needs Some Mint
We preview the Canadiens' upcoming two games against the Oilers and answer all kinds of mailbag questions, particularly about lineup changes we think the Habs might make and how to optimize the team's best players.
28 min
Episode 286 - Fifty Five and One
The season is underway in Toronto and your hosts have all the instant reaction from Wednesday's crazy overtime game!
27 min
Episode 285 - Season Opener
It's finally here! The puck drops on the NHL season tonight and we have your game preview for the Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs. Plus, we discuss the waiver wire and the Habs taxi squad.
28 min
Episode 284 - Bet The House
Scott and Laura discuss the departure of Noah Juulsen, Corey Perry on waivers, and some fun bets to make if you're a Habs fan this season.
27 min
Episode 283 - Habs Scrimmage and Waiver Notes
We discuss what we learned from the Habs scrimmage on Sunday night, as well as who the Montreal Canadiens chose to put on the waiver wire.
27 min
Episode 282 - Everybody Hates Scort
Trashcan-gate, Laura gets mad at Scott and the Friday Mailbag!
29 min
Episode 281 - The New Guys
Today's episode covers Habs training camp, the power play, the new players on the team, sponsored division names, and the Laval Rocket's upcoming season.
28 min
Episode 280 - Small Gold Boy
Recapping the first two days of Habs training camp, and the World Juniors Gold Medal Game!
27 min
Episode 279 - Canadiens Training Camp Notes
The Habs are back in town, and we have all the questions for training camp and for this upcoming season in today's episode.
27 min
Episode 278 - Cole Caufield Doing Cole Caufield...
How are the Habs faring at the World Juniors tournament ahead of the Medal Round? Scott and Laura discuss in today's show!
24 min
Episode 277 - The Scoundrel Depth Chart
In our weekly mailbag, we answer questions about the upcoming season's power play, the effect the new signings will have on the current Canadiens depth chart, expectations for the season, and more.
27 min
Episode 276 - Corey Perry-Palooza
Does the Corey Perry signing make sense, how the Habs can get under the cap, and assorted World Juniors thoughts in the latest Locked on Canadiens.
27 min
Episode 275 - Leave Cole Alone 2: Caufield with...
Here's Part 2 of our Friday Mailbag, in which we answer questions about Cole Caufield, the potential Canadiens taxi squad, the Ottawa Senators, and more.
26 min
Episode 274 - Frolik and Play, the Montreal Way
The Habs signed Michael Frolik, Scott and Laura air their grievances, and we have the Friday Mailbag!
30 min
Episode 273 - Predicting With the Enemy
Host Scott Matla joins Locked on Leafs and Locked on Senators for a Canadian Division (East) season preview.
35 min
Episode 272- Back in Business
The NHL officially has a start date, and the hosts are here to sort through the questions facing Montreal heading into January 13th.
25 min
Episode 271 - Early Departures
In this week's mailbag, we answer questions about which Canadien would be our guess for a surprise early retirement, which Hab is the best at wrapping gifts, and more.
29 min
Episode 270 - Let's Make All of Canada Mad!
Scott and Laura take a look at the Canadian division and rank the teams based on forwards, defence and goalies.
27 min
Episode 269 - The Cole Standard
We discuss return to play and the NHL's rumored attempt to privately purchase doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the World Junior Hockey Championship rosters, and an all-Canadian division in the AHL.
23 min
Episode 268 - Locked On Face Punching
Scott and Laura give their thoughts on the 55 game season that is upcoming, and it's the Friday mailbag!
33 min
Episode 267 - A Pod in Omaha with Chris Peters
We welcome ESPN writer Chris Peters to discuss the future! We talk about the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship and whether it will in fact take place, as well as college hockey and the definitive word on Cole Caufield.
37 min
Episode 266 - Le Trade, 25 years later
Because 2020 wasn't bad enough we're reliving and discussing the final days of Patrick Roy in Montreal, and his trade to Colorado.
26 min
Episode 265 - Marcception
In this week's mailbag, we answer questions about our expectations for the Laval Rocket, whether we would trade Jonathan Drouin, the 12 Days of Habs Christmas, building a fire, and more.
27 min
Episode 264 - Leave Cole Caufield Alone
CBA updates, and mountains of prospect talk!
26 min
Episode 263 - Off Wing
We discuss options for players to play on their off wings, how the NHL can make up lost revenue as a result of the pandemic, discuss whether we would like to see ads on jerseys, and rank all the reverse retro NHL jerseys.
34 min
Episode 262 - Scotch Advent Calendar
Talking the NHL's CBA impasse and the Friday mailbag full of listener questions!
32 min
Episode 261 - Future Tense
In today's episode, we discuss the impact of Shane Churla leaving the Montreal Canadiens organization, and we catch up on the Habs prospects and players such as Cole Caufield and Jesperi Kotkaniemi.
29 min
Episode 260 - Divisional Drama
Looking at the results of the Athletic's fan survey, and how it favours the Habs, plus a breakdown of the new NHL divisions.
25 min
Episode 259 - Who Gets the First Call Up?
In this week's mailbag, we answer a lot of questions about future call ups, our favourite Reverse Retro jerseys, arenas we would like to visit, and more.
30 min
Episode 258 - The Handsome Hockey Factory with ...
Part two of our chat with Canadiens special contributor Marc Dumont!
33 min
Episode 257 - The Other Nick Suzuki
Special guest Marc Dumont joins us to discuss his work covering the playoffs, offseason, and draft, as well as fun hockey jerseys.
31 min
Episode 256 - Peanut Butter Beer and Grievances
How the Ivy League shutdown impacts the Canadiens, front office power rankings and the Friday Mailbag!
32 min