- After a day off on Sunday, the Canadiens skated at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on Monday morning ahead of their Tuesday night tilt against the Minnesota Wild at the Bell Centre.
- The Habs honed their power play ahead of the start of practice with coaches Jean-Jacques Daigneault, Clement Jodoin and Gerard Gallant.
- Michael Bournival practiced alongside Daniel Briere and Travis Moen, while Brendan Gallagher was paired with Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais.
- The Canadiens spent significant time working on one-on-one battles along the boards, in addition to their five-on-five play.
Lines and D pairings at practice:
Gionta – Plekanec – Bourque
Prust – Eller – Galchenyuk
Pacioretty – Desharnais – Gallagher
Bournival – Briere – Moen
Parros – White
Subban – Markov
Gorges – Emelin
Bouillon – Diaz