After a day off following their win over the Rangers, your Montreal Canadiens returned to the practice ice in Brossard Tuesday morning to prepare their first game of the season against the Washington Capitals.
Ryan White won’t play Wednesday but is getting closer.
Travis Moen and Tomas Plekanec are practicing after sustaining knacks against the Rangers Sunday night.
Lines: Gomez-Nokelainen-Darche, Cole-Desharnais-Pacioretty, Blunden-Plekanec-Bourque, Kostitsyn-Eller-Moen.
D pairings: Kaberle-Campoli, Diaz-Emelin, Gill-Weber, Gorges-Subban
AUDIO: Rene Bourque | Ryan White | Mike Blunden | Randy Cunneyworth
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Some good reading: Gare Joyce on the decline of the Canadiens and a literate blogger who takes issue
• Pat Hickey on Rene Bourque’s debut
• François Gagnon talks to Jacques Martin
• Pierre Ladouceur’s weekly report card
• Cam Cole: Crosby will never be the same
• Jets shut out Ottawa in their own barn
• Jaro gets shutout, Blues unbeaten this year