- The Canadiens skated in Brossard on Monday morning in preparation for a much-anticipated pre-season tilt against the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre.
- Tonight will be the first career meeting between brothers Malcolm and P.K. Subban at the NHL level.
- In goal for the Habs will be Carey Price and Robert Mayer.
- The Canadiens will dress forwards Travis Moen, Gabriel Dumont, Michael Blunden, Daniel Brière, David Desharnais, Ryan White, Christian Thomas, Max Pacioretty, Louis Leblanc, Nick Tarnasky, Charles Hudon, and Stefan Fournier.
- On defense, the projected lineup is composed of Douglas Murray, Jarred Tinordi, Josh Gorges, Francis Bouillon, P.K. Subban and Darren Dietz.
- Tinordi did not skate at the morning practice and was replaced by Magnus Nygren, but he will indeed play tonight.
Lines at practice:
Pacioretty – Desharnais – Briere
Moen – White – Leblanc
Hudon – Dumont - Thomas
Tarnasky – Fournier - Blunden
Gorges – Subban
Bouillon – Murray
Dietz - Nygren