RDS reports Ryan O’Byrne has been demoted to seventh defenceman.
At practice today, Josh Gorges took O’Byrne’s spot with Roman Hamrlik. The third pairing was Francis Bouillon and Patrice Brisebois.
Carey Price returned to practice this morning and will back up Jaroslav Halak against the Ducks tomorrow night. But Andrei Kostitsyn is still out.
Christopher Higgins skated with Maxim Lapierre, Georges Laraque and Matheu Dandenault.
Robert Lang centred Tom Kostopoulos and Steve Bégin. There’s a line that strikes terror into the heart of Chris Pronger, Scott Niedermayer and François Beauchemin.
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