- The Canadiens skated in Brossard on Tuesday morning ahead of the much-anticipated season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
- Absent were Douglas Murray, Davis Drewiske and Alexei Emelin.
- Due to Murray’s injury, Nathan Beaulieu was called up from Hamilton and joined his teammates for practice.
- The team’s forwards worked on some battle drills in front of the net, in preparation for the game tonight.
- Ryan White, Michael Bournival and Nathan Beaulieu stayed on the ice after practice. They will likely be the healthy scratches on Tuesday night.
Lines at practice:
Pacioretty – Desharnais – Briere
Bourque – Plekanec – Gionta
Galchenyuk – Eller - Gallagher
Moen – Prust - Parros
Bournival – White
Gorges – Subban
Bouillon – Tinordi
Markov - Diaz