Mike Boone, an HIO favourite with his popular live blog for every Canadiens game, is the guest on the latest episode of the Hockey Inside/Out show, which is now live.
Boone joins Gazette sports editor Stu Cowan and columnist Dave Stubbs for a look back at the surprising season that was and a look ahead to the postseason as the Habs begin their quest for a 25th Stanley Cup.
You can watch the show by going to hockeyinsideout.com/show or by clicking on the H Show link on the right-hand side of the HIO page.
Among the topics discussed and questions answered during the show are:
Carey Price won the Molson Cup, but who is the real MVP on the Canadiens this season?
Will Peter Budaj make an appearance in goal during the playoffs?
Should Brendan Gallagher win the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s rookie of the year?
Which rookie will be the better player five years from now: Gallagher or Alex Galchenyuk?
Should P.K. Subban win the Norris Trophy as the top defenceman?
Does Andrei Markov have enough gas left in his tank for the playoffs?
Who was the best forward on the Canadiens this season?
Did GM Marc Bergevin do enough at the NHL trade deadline?
What was Bergevin’s best move this season?
Boone will continue with his live blog during every Habs playoff game, starting Thursday night when the puck drops for Game 1 of Canadiens vs. Senators (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690).
Below is video from the Canadiens’ practice Wednesday in Brossard.
(Photo courtesy of HIO show producer Sterling Agres)