- The Canadiens claimed Jeff Halpern (NYR) off waivers on Saturday morning. He will not play against the Sabres.
- Episode 4 of 24CH will air just prior to the Habs-Sabres game, at 6:00 p.m on RDS.
- Saturday night will mark Travis Moen’s 600th career NHL game.
- Rene Bourque (concussion) and Brandon Prust (upper body) were not on the ice with their teammates for the pre-game skate.
Lines and D pairings at practice