- The Canadiens skated at the Bell Centre on Monday morning ahead of their departure on a three-game road trip. The Habs will play in New Jersey on Tuesday and in Winnipeg on Thursday before closing out the regular season on Saturday night in Toronto.
- Andrei Markov has been nominated as the Canadiens' candidate for the Bill Masterton Memorial trophy, awarded annually to an NHL player who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to the game.
- Head coach Michel Therrien indicated that the Canadiens will be calling up several players from the Hamilton Bulldogs on Monday afternoon. The Bulldogs concluded their AHL season on Sunday.
Lines and pairings at practice: