- Tomas Kaberle
will be back in action against his former team on Thursday night.
- Alexei Emelin
will miss Thursday's game with an upper-body injury.
- Peter Budaj
will get his third start in as many games.
- No practice scheduled for the Canadiens Thursday morning with their match-up with the Carolina Hurricanes only a few hours away. Habs head coach Randy Cunneyworth will speak with the media at 5:00 p.m.