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Twenty-four players practice in Brossard

Plenty of familiar faces hit the ice at the Bell Sports Complex on Thursday

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier. Translated by Matt Cudzinowski. @CanadiensMTL /

BROSSARD - With the start of training camp just one week away, the Bell Sports Complex is growing increasingly busy.

Fifteen forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders skated at the Canadiens' practice facility on Thursday as they continue to prepare for the 2019-20 campaign.

The players practiced for 30 minutes, before engaging in a 5-on-5 scrimmage for a similar length of time.

Those who participated in the on-ice session included:


Joel Armia
Alex Belzile
Paul Byron
Nick Cousins
Brendan Gallagher
Charles Hudon
Nikita Jevpalovs
Jesperi Kotkaniemi
Artturi Lehkonen
Matthew Peca
Tomas Tatar
Nate Thompson
Phil Varone
Jordan Weal
Dale Weise


Karl Alzner
Ben Chiarot
Christian Folin
Brett Kulak
Maxim Lamarche
Victor Mete
Shea Weber


Keith Kinkaid
Michael McNiven

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