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Habsent Minded 5.51: Players of the Month - January

** WARNING EXPLICIT *** Matt Drake, Jared Book, Anton Rasegård and Patrik Bexell talk about the players of January 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48m
Feb 01
Bottom Six Minutes, Habs vs. Leafs: Goodnight, and goodbye

Matt Drake discusses the Habs surprising win, and the unfortunate end of the podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

21m
Jan 22
Bottom Six Minutes 46, Habs vs. Panthers: Another zebra clown show

Matt Drake discusses an absolute clown show from the refs leading to the Habs game getting out of hand Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

26m
Jan 19
Habsent Minded 5.50: The Injury List; Slafkovský, Armia, Allen times two and Drouin.

Matt Drake and Patrik Bexell discuss the resent injury update of the Montreal Canadiens and finishes with a bit of Cole Caufield and Matts prediction of when the sniper will hit 40. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28m
Jan 18
Bottom Six Minutes 45, Habs vs. Jets: Trade Dadonov Immediately

Matt Drake discusses a two-goal night for Dadonov, a fight for the Sheriff, and a win for the Habs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

23m
Jan 18
Bottom Six Minutes 44, Habs @ Rangers: Non-tembeault strikes again

Matt Drake discusses a great effort from Samuel Montembeault and others in a Habs win over New York Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

20m
Jan 16
Bottom Six Minutes 43, Habs @ Isles: Not the worst

Matt Drake discusses a slow start for the Habs, but far from their worst effort on the year.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19m
Jan 15
Bottom Six Minutes 42, Habs vs. Preds: PK Power

Matt Drake discusses PK Subban inspiring the Habs to a win over the predators. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

24m
Jan 13
Prospect Minded, episode 2: What is Joshua Roy's ceiling?

Matt Drake discusses Joshua Roy's development, and how his progression may have changed his NHL ceiling Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

24m
Jan 11
Bottom Six Minutes 41, Habs vs. Kraken: Reverse Retr0

Matt Drake discusses a sleepy Habs effort as they're shut out by the Kraken Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16m
Jan 10
The Dispatch: Emil Heineman in depth, with Leksand's coach Björn Hellqvist and Emil Heineman

In the first part we get to hear what Leksand's coach Björn Hellqvist sees in Emil Heineman, and Hellqvist also explains Heinaman's usage and expectations. In the second part we hear Emil Heineman talk about his role, adjustment to the SHL, the National team and his own expectations on the rest of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

12m
Jan 09
Bottom Six Minutes 40, Habs vs. Blues: The refs were GOOD??

Matt Drake for once discusses how good the officials were as the Habs snap their 7-game losing streak Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

20m
Jan 08
Habsent Minded 5.48: World Junior Championships, Grading the Montreal Canadiens prospects

Jared Book, Matt Drake and Patrik Bexell discuss their individual grades on for the Montreal Canadiens prospects after the World Junior Championships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1h 7m
Jan 07
Prospect Minded, episode 1; Emil Heineman

In the Eyes on the Prize new feature 'Prospect Minded' Patrik Bexell discusses the pros, cons and progress of Emil Heineman who was acquired from Calgary in the Tyler Toffoli trade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jan 06
Bottom Six Minutes, Habs vs. Rangers: At least they weren't shut out

Matt Drake discusses a snooze fest of a 4-1 loss for the Habs on home ice against the Rangers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

17m
Jan 06
Habsent Minded 5.47: World Junior Championships Finals Preview: Czechia vs Canada

Patrik BExell gives his thought's on the upcoming final. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

9m
Jan 05
Habsent Minded 5.46: World Junior Championships Semis Preview - Czechia vs Sweden, USA vs Canada

Listen to Patrik Bexell talk about the two semifinals coming up, in this 11 min episode of Habsent Minded. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

12m
Jan 04
Bottom Six Minutes 38, Habs @ Preds: Purgatory

Matt Drake discusses yet another listless effort from the Habs, outside of Cole Caufield once again.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19m
Jan 04
Habsent Minded 5.46: Players of the Month - December

Matt Drake and Patrik Bexell speaks about the Player of the Month in the Montreal Canadiens organisation: Joshua Roy Emil Heineman Jesse Ylönen (HM Anthony Richard) Cole Caufield, HM Kaiden Guhle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25m
Jan 02
Habsent Minded 5.45: World Junior Championship Quarterfinal Preview

... with Matt Drake and Patrik Bexell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

29m
Jan 01
Bottom Six Minutes 37, Habs @ Caps: Laughable

Matt Drake discusses how roster changes must be made following a laughable loss to the Capitals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

27m
Jan 01
Bottom Six Minutes 36, Habs @ Panthers: Connor Bedard SZN?

Matt Drake discusses how good Connor Bedard would look in a Habs uniform after an ugly loss to the Florida Panthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Dec 30, 2022
Bottom Six Minutes 35, Habs @ Lightning: Too much dead weight

Jared Book pinch hits for Matt Drake to discuss the Canadiens loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night. There are too many pieces that don't fit in, and it makes it impossible for the young talent to carry this group much farther than their current performances show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19m
Dec 29, 2022
Habsent Minded 5.44: World Junior Championship preview - What prospects to watch, with Hadi Kalakeche

What prospects on the different WJC teams are there to watch? Hadi Kalakeche brings his knowhow into the podcast to let us know whom he thinks are good candidates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36m
Dec 26, 2022
Habsent Minded 5.43: World Junior Championship preview - USA

Jared Book and Matt Drake discuss Montreal Canadiens' prospect Lane Hutson and the rest of Team USA ahead of the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

24m
Dec 25, 2022
Habsent Minded 5.42: World Junior Championship preview - Canada

Jared Book and Matt Drake discuss Team Canada's roster for the 2023 World Juniors. They talk about the expectations of Shane Wright and the top line with Connor Bedard. Will there be some competition between 2023 Draft prospects Bedard and Adam Fantilli? Montreal Canadiens prospect Joshua Roy has been one of the better players in the pre-tournament. What are the expectations for him? Canada's defence and goaltending are a bit under the radar: Will that be an issue in the tournament? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

34m
Dec 25, 2022
Habsent Minded 5.41: World Junior Championship preview - Austria, Germany and Switzerland with Thomas Roost

Central Souting's Thomas Roost joins the podcast to discuss the three Central European teams. Follow Thomas Roost on Twitter HERE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32m
Dec 24, 2022
Bottom Six Minutes, Habs @ Stars: Starstruck

Matt Drake discusses a fittingly great performance from the bottom six, but not much else.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

18m
Dec 24, 2022
Habsent Minded 5.40: World Junior Championship preview; Slovakia with Matej Deraj

Returning guest from McKeen's Hockey Matej Deraj joins the podcast to speak about Slovakia. Find Matej on Twitter HERE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32m
Dec 23, 2022
Bottom Six Minutes 33, Habs @ Avalanche: Come back, Lehkonen

Matt Drake discusses Artturi Lehkonen scoring in his first game against his former team, among other things.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

23m
Dec 22, 2022