Peter Budaj starts in goal tonight for the Canadiens.
The Canadiens will turn to goaltender Peter Budaj tonight to face the Buffalo Sabres.
Centreman David Desharnais, scratched from the game in Vancouver after missing a period and change in Edmonton with a lower-body injury, is a game-time decision, according to coach Randy Cunneyworth.
On the Sabres ledger: Tomas Vanek is probably in, fellow forward Matt Ellis is probably out and defenceman Andrej Sekera, who’s been out with what was described with the flu, is now down with pneumonia.
The lineup for tonight, before scratches: