- Erik Cole
left the ice mid-practice to return to the dressing room – a move coach Randy Cunneyworth would later confirm as having been planned. After a day of rest, Cole’s participation in Tuesday’s practice was meant to allow him to loosen up for the Canadiens’ match-up with the Stars, for which he’ll be in the lineup.
- Petteri Nokelainen took part in Tuesday morning’s practice with the rest of his teammates but was still wearing a no-contact jersey.
- After a few days spent at home resting and recovering from the flu, Louis Leblanc was back on the ice practicing with the team and later stated that he feels good to go should his services be required against Dallas.
- Lines at practice: