BROSSARD - The Canadiens held a practice at the Bell Sports Complex on Saturday morning. The team will have a rare Saturday evening off, but are back at the Bell Centre to face the Islanders on Sunday.
-Alexei Emelin once again took part in a full practice session with his teammates. He alternatively drilled with Andrei Markov and Douglas Murray.
-Daniel Briere practiced wearing a white full contact jersey. It’s his second time participating in regular practice since suffering a concussion.
-The coaches organized an up-tempo practice session featuring several odd-man rush drills designed to hone the team’s skating and passing abilities. They followed up with two on two “battle drills” in front of the net.
Lines at practice