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 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
EMERGENCY EPISODE - Montreal acquires Jeff Petr...
26 min
Episode 896 - Checking in on the 2023 Montreal ...
Scott and Laura take a look at the yearly prospect list, and answer listener questions in the Friday Mailbag!
31 min
Episode 895 - Montreal Canadiens sign Jesse Ylo...
Jesse Ylonen has been re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens and we discuss where he will fit in into the Habs lineup. We field a listener question about the future of the Habs defense - if not Jordan Harris, who could the Canadiens trade in the future. Finally, to answer another listener question, we try to speculate on what the Habs hidden talents could be and who their horror movie counterparts would be.
31 min
Episode 894 - Which current Habs player is goin...
The hosts talk future rosters, a Mesar update, and the summer's two biggest films!
32 min
Episode 893 - Montreal Canadiens prospect mailb...
We have more Montreal Canadiens prospect questions today in the last part of our chat with Hadi Kalakeche and Sebastian High of Locked On NHL Prospects and Dobber Prospects. We look ahead to the 2024 draft and talk about Ivan Demidov, and discuss whether Owen Beck, Joshua Roy, and Filip Mesar would be a future NHL 3rd liner. We also talk about Logan Mailloux and whether he will be reinstated in the NHL by Gary Bettman.
29 min