- After taking part in a practice in Lac-Mégantic on Thursday afternoon, the Canadiens skated at the Bell Sports Complex on Friday morning in preparation for their Saturday night matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers in Montreal.
- After missing Thursday’s practice session, Brandon Prust and Max Pacioretty were back on the ice alongside their teammates on Friday morning.
- Michael Bournival and Ryan White took turns at center on the fourth line between Prust and Travis Moen. Head coach Michel Therrien indicated that he will determine whether Bournival or White gets the call against the Flyers on Saturday morning.
- Therrien also indicated that he met with George Parros for the first time since the forward was injured on Tuesday night. The Habs bench boss indicated that Parros is doing well, but is still suffering from headaches.
Lines and pairings at practice:
- Following practice, the Canadiens debuted the first episode of Season 2 of 24CH for journalists inside the dressing room in Brossard. The first episode will air on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. on Canal D, and at 10:30 p.m. on RDS following the Canadiens-Flyers game.