- Brendan Gallagher and Mike Blunden got an early start to the morning, hitting the second rink in Brossard to work with Peter Budaj and Pierre Groulx.
- Bulldogs forward Gabriel Dumont was named to the Western Conference roster for the AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 27 and 28.
- Francis Bouillon missed Wednesday’s practice for a therapy day. Michel Therrien confirmed he expects the veteran blue-liner to be in the lineup against the Capitals.
- The Hamilton Bulldogs announced on Tuesday that Ron Wilson was relieved of his duties as assistant coach of the hockey club.
- The Canadiens fly out to Washington at 2:00 p.m. for Thursday’s game against the Caps.
Lines and pairings at practice
- The Canadiens assigned Michael Blunden to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Wednesday afternoon.