- Andrei Markov
practiced with the Canadiens for a second consecutive day at the Canadiens morning skate in Sunrise, Florida.
- Mathieu Darche
was not on the ice again Saturday morning, still in the process of recovering from an upper-body injury. Randy Cunneyworth confirmed that the veteran forward will not take part in Sunday’s game against the Panthers.
- The Canadiens head coach also confirmed that Peter Budaj
will get the start between the pipes for tomorrow’s tilt, making it his ninth appearance of the season, and only the fourth of his career versus the Panthers. Lines at practice: