GLENDALE, AZ - The Canadiens will be without forwards Michael Cammalleri and Andrei Kostitsyn tonight when they face the Coyotes on the road.
Cammalleri, who was injured during the first period against the Oilers on Tuesday night, was able to finish the game but after testing out the lower body injury this morning, he left the skate early and will not play tonight.
Kostitsyn did not take the morning skate and will miss he second straight contest.
Scott Gomez took part in the skate and has been cleared for contact, but Jacques Martin said he will not play tonight. They are hopeful for a return on Saturday against the Predators in Nashville.
Andrei Markov skated after practice doing some extra drills with Gomez and Peter Budaj.
Carey Price will start in goal tonight as the Canadiens face the Coyotes in their 2,500th franchise game.
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Lines for tonight vs Phoenix:
Pacioretty - Plekanec - Gionta
Darche - Desharnais - Cole
Palushaj - Eller - Moen
Blunden - Nokelainen - Weber
Gorges - Subban
Gill - Diaz
Spacek - Emelin