Locked On Canadiens - Daily Podcast o...

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 922 - Montreal Canadiens mailbag: shoul...
On today's Montreal Canadiens mailbag episode, we start the episode answering a couple of mailbag questions about the possibility of targeting Anaheim Ducks star forward Trevor Zegras, either with a trade or with an offer sheet. Turning our attention to Habs defensemen, we talk about whether the Habs should consider playing Lane Hutson or Logan Mailloux at forward and whether David Reinbacher will remain with the Habs to start the season. We also discuss Paul Byron's potential tribute from the Habs, and his true greatest moment. All that and more are in this week's Habs mailbag.
31 min
Episode 921 - Habs topple the Sens thanks to Ju...
Scott breaks down a wild and weird Wednesday night against the Senators!
28 min
Episode 920 - Which Habs player should play wit...
Scott and Laura preview the Habs/Sens game, discuss the top line winger spot, and debate the potential final standings in the Atlantic.
29 min
Episode 919 - Montreal Canadiens Joshua Roy shi...
The Montreal Canadiens lost to the New Jersey Devils in their first preseason game, but there were some noteworthy moments for some Habs prospects. We get into game notes at around the 3-minute mark. At the 11-minute mark, it's Josh Wawa SZN. We discuss Joshua Roy's progress and potential. Finally, at around the 20-minute mark, we discuss Habs goaltending, and specifically the upside for Jakub Dobes.
27 min
Episode 918 - Three Up, Three Down from the fir...
Who has stood out to the hosts through the first week of Canadiens' training camp?
28 min
Episode 917 - Montreal Canadiens mailbag: Chris...
On today's episode, we answer mailbag questions about the Montreal Canadiens preseason, Chris Wideman's injury, Habs as prom dates, Brendan Gallagher as a roommate, which Canadiens defensemen are expendable, and more.
34 min
Episode 916 - Montreal Canadiens add Paul Byron...
The Montreal Canadiens announced that Paul Byron will be joining the Habs front office as a Player Development Consultant as he announced his retirement from playing professional hockey. In the first segment, we discuss this change for Byron and the team. In the second segment, around the 11-minute mark, we discuss news and notes from training camp. Finally, in the third segment, around the 19-minute mark, we discuss the Mike Babcock investigation and resignation.
28 min
Episode 915 - Montreal Canadiens trade Casey De...
The Montreal Canadiens have traded goaltender Casey DeSmith to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Tanner Pearson and a third round draft pick in 2025. We have a rapid reaction. We then talk about how Lane Hutson can show progress given his phenomenal debut season last year (around the 12-minute mark) and finally we discuss our training camp expectations for the Habs (around the 20-minute mark).
28 min
Episode 914 - Wrapping up the Montreal Canadien...
Scott breaks down the good, the bad, and the everything in between from the end of the NHL Prospects Showcase
29 min
Episode 913 - Reactions and Impressions from th...
Scott and Laura discuss the first two days of the Canadiens performances at the Prospects Showcase in Buffalo!
30 min
Episode 911 - Montreal Canadiens name Mike Math...
Scott and Laura dive into the storylines from the Habs annual golf tournament, and a former coach insulting Nick Suzuki.
28 min
Episode 910 - The Montreal Canadiens rookie cam...
Scott and Laura discuss the Habs rookie camp roster, and debate which picks they would have changed in the last five Drafts!
32 min
Episode 909 - Montreal Canadiens special prospe...
On today's Montreal Canadiens mailbag episode, we discuss the Habs rebuild timeline and whether it should be an ongoing build rather than a one-time rebuild. We also wonder if Joel Armia will ever get his game back and who the Habs need to give up in order to get rid of his contract. We discuss Florian Xhekaj and his potential, and try to decide which player would have been stranded at Burning Man this year. Finally, we have a special "guest" segment in that we borrow the Habs portion of the prospect pool rankings prepared by Hadi Kalakeche and Sebastian High of Locked On NHL Prospects.
31 min
Episode 908 - Montreal Canadiens Top 25 Under 2...
On today's episode, we start by talking about what we learned about the Montreal Canadiens from this year's 'behind the scenes' video regarding the NHL Draft. We then compare this year's to last year's in terms of what we learned. In our last segment, we discuss the highlights of this year's edition of the Eyes on the Prize annual Top 25 Under 25 series and talk a little bit about the process, the surprises, and the difference of opinion amongst the community.
31 min
Episode 907 - Expectations for the Montreal Can...
Scott tackles his expectations for the Habs prospects at the upcoming Rookie Showcase in Buffalo!
28 min
Episode 906 - Dom Ducharme not to blame for Col...
Scott and Laura discuss the new women's hockey league being formed, and an interview with a former Habs head coach!
29 min
Episode 905 - Montreal Canadiens harsh truths f...
Scott and Laura debate the few defensive spots that are available, and tackle some harsh truths for the Canadiens this season!
31 min
Episode 904 - Should the Montreal Canadiens try...
This week's Montreal Canadiens mailbag is full of questions about hypotheticals. First, we discuss whether the Habs should be involved in a Connor Hellebuyck trade, whether as the recipient or as a facilitator. We also discuss whether the Canadiens should sign a veteran to a PTO this fall, William Nylander rumours, and more.
34 min
Episode 903 - Montreal Canadiens Logan Mailloux...
Reports have surfaced that Montreal Canadiens prospect Logan Mailloux will not be prevented from playing in the NHL should he make the team in the future. We talk about what this means for the player both on and off the ice. We then talk about what teams would be looking for a player like Jake Allen and whether the Habs could trade him. Finally, we have some mailbag questions from last week, including whether Gustav Lindstrom coming to Montreal pushes Justin Barron down the depth chart.
29 min
Episode 902 - Where is the strength in the Cana...
Scott flies solo in a prospects only episode!
28 min
Episode 901 - What is the hold up between the M...
Scott and Laura tackle the question of contracts related to the Canadiens goalie room, and answer listener questions!
33 min
Episode 900 - Montreal Canadiens trade Jeff Pet...
The Montreal Canadiens have traded Jeff Petry to the Detroit Red Wings and we talk about the trade itself, the return in this iteration of the trade, whether the whole Jeff Petry trade saga has been worth it for the Canadiens, and what the Habs should do with Carey DeSmith.
28 min
Episode 899 - Can the Montreal Canadiens find a...
The hosts debate the idea of keeping Jeff Petry, or if trading him is the only path forward.
28 min
Episode 898 - Montreal Canadiens power play: ho...
Who should be on the Habs PP units? What will the Laval Rocket lineup look like? What should the Habs do with the first round pick they got from Calgary? and more!
27 min
Episode 897 - Montreal Canadiens prospect depth...
The Montreal Canadiens have a long list of prospects in their depth chart, but how deep is the pool, really? How does the Habs future look, what are their strengths, what are their weaknesses, and who are the players to watch. Using a piece by listener favourite Tony Ferrari as a springboard, we discuss the future of the Habs prospect pipeline.
26 min