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Habsent Minded Episode 3.77: This is really happening

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There are plenty of things to discuss as the Canadiens get ready to defend the Western Conference’s honour in the 2021 Stanley Cup finals.

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NHL: Vegas at Montreal Canadiens Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

When the Stanley Cup finals normally come around, the Habs Eyes on the Prize crew are busy preparing for their upcoming NHL Draft coverage. This year, things are different. The Montreal Canadiens are, against all odds, still playing hockey and are now just four wins away from the eternal glory of a 25th Stanley Cup triumph.

Patrik Bexell, Jared Book and Anton Rasegård convene to talk to discuss everything that’s brought us to this point; from Marc Bergevin’s trades to the mid-season coaching change, mixed together with the resurgence of playoff Carey Price, Selke contender Philip Danault and last but not least, the breakthrough of Cole Caufield.

Trigger Warning, Sexual Assault: If you want to listen to the podcast without the Chicago sexual assault talk, you can start listening at the 14:36 mark.

We also addressed the latest news coming out of Chicago. With Marc Bergevin having worked as the Blackhawks’ Director of Player Personnel during 2010, he was asked about his role with the team at the time.

He says that he had no knowledge of the accusations at the time.