-The Habs held a brisk Tuesday morning practice in Brossard before catching their flight to Pittsburgh where they’ll face the Penguins on Wednesday night.
-After missing Monday night’s match-up, Brandon Prust was back on the ice for the full practice with his teammates Tuesday morning.
-Michael Ryder didn’t practice, instead taking a therapy day.
-Raphael Diaz was once again on the ice practicing along with the rest of the Habs, still sporting a no-contact jersey for the time being. Following the skate, Diaz remained on the ice to get in a little extra work with Pierre Allard and Jean-Jacques Daigneault.
-Head coach Michel Therrien confirmed that Peter Budaj will be tapped for his 10th start of the season on Wednesday night when the Habs face the Penguins in Pittsburgh.
Lines and pairings at practice: