History in the Making: a Montreal Canadiens podcast

Montreal Canadiens

History in the Making, an official podcast from the Montreal Canadiens, focuses on the future of the most storied franchise in pro sports. This informative, fun podcast sheds light on the Canadiens’ prospect pool and the team's development process, featuring in-depth interviews with players, scouts, coaches, and members of management. read less


10 years of Brendan Gallagher
10 years of Brendan Gallagher
In this special episode of History in the Making, host Shauna Denis sat down with Brendan Gallagher ahead of his 10-year NHL anniversary. The beloved forward known affectionately as Gally reflects on some of his best moments from his career so far, his evolution as a player over time, his best friends on the team and much more.0:00 Introduction 1:40 First NHL goal 2:33 First NHL playoff goal 3:50 Photoshoot 4:31 Jean Béliveau Trophy 5:22 2016 NHL Winter Classic vs. Boston Bruins 6:13 First NHL hat trick 7:25 Friendship with Jacob de la Rose, Artturi Lehkonen, Josh Gorges and Nathan Beaulieu 8:57 Team Canada 2016 IIHF World Championship gold medal win9:29 Girlfriend Emma Fortin and dog Skye 10:00 Beating Vegas Golden Nights in Game 6 of NHL Stanley Cup Semifinals12:11 Rookie season 14:32 Alex Galchenyuk told Gallagher he will stay with Habs 15:24 Living with Josh Gorges  16:54 Best advice from Josh Gorges, learning from Brian Gionta and Tomas Plekanec18:48 Observing Corey Perry’s preparation 19:43 Preparation and recovery during season and off-season21:08 Emma’s positive impact on his nutrition 21:29 Experience dealing with best friends getting traded 22:38 Wishing Josh Gorges had stayed in Montreal 23:23 Colby Armstrong: Funniest guy among his former teammates and friends 24:15 Cole Caufield’s sense of humor and energy 25:01 Team culture 25:57 Learning from Michel Therrien as a rookie 27:55 Claude Julien placing Gallagher with players like Tomas Plekanec, Phillip Danault and Tomas Tatar 28:29 Dominique Ducharme and the 2021 NHL Stanley Cup Final run 28:51 Martin St-Louis’ fresh perspective on the game 29:37 Martin St-Louis’ teaching style 30:29 Playing under a new administration with Jeff Gorton and Kent Hughes 33:31 Evolution of Gallagher’s role over time 35:37 Appreciation for Habs fans and the Montreal market 36:38 Experiencing the passings of Jean Béliveau and Guy Lafleur 38:35 Standing ovation for Carey Price during 2022-23 home opener 39:39 Advice to his younger self 40:36 Conclusion