MONTREAL – After posing for team pictures on Tuesday morning, the Canadiens practiced at the Bell Centre.
Michael Bournival practiced wearing a non-contact jersey, while Brandon Prust has been cleared for full contact and wore a regular white jersey.
Carey Price participated in the on-ice workout and is nearing a return to play.
Douglas Murray had a therapy day and did not skate.
The team spent a great deal of time working on their powerplay and penalty kill schemes. Thomas Vanek lined up alongside David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty on the first powerplay wave while remaining with Tomas Plekanec and Brian Gionta in other drills. Alex Galchenyuk, Tomas Plekanec, Brendan Gallagher and Daniel Briere alternated as the forwards on the second wave.
After practice, Coach Michel Therrien confirmed that Francis Bouillon will return to the lineup on Wednesday against Boston. All other personnel decisions will be announced on game day.