TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
Radio


Rusnak: Therrien to test younger players against Senators

Jessica Rusnak
9/24/2013 2:37:56 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

With two pre-season games remaining for the Habs, Michel Therrien will use this opportunity to make his final evaluation of his team. The Habs play a home-and-home series against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday and Thursday.

Therrien plans to dress a younger line-up on Wednesday in Ottawa. "We want to see some of our young players in another game and after that, we'll have to make decisions," Therrien said on Tuesday. But the coach would not say when the next round of cuts will come.

Canadiens captain Brian Gionta will play in his first pre-season game on Thursday at the Bell Centre, most likely on a line with Rene Bourque and Tomas Plekanec. Don't count on seeing George Parros or Douglas Murray this pre-season, as both are listed as doubtful and Parros is still a question mark for the season opener on October 1 against Toronto.
 
Lines from Tuesday's practice:

Bourque - Plekanec - Gionta
Pacioretty - Desharnais - Briere
Galchenyuk - Eller - Gallagher
Moen - Bournival - White
Parros - Holland - Blunden

Gorges - Subban
Markov - Diaz
Tinordi - Bouillon
Beaulieu - Dietz
 
Brandon Prust took a therapy day on Tuesday and was not at practice. Peter Budaj will start in goal against Ottawa on Wednesday.

TSN TweetBox

Podcasts

TSN690: GAMENIGHT with ERIC THOMAS: LARS ELLER Jul24

Gamenight Montreal host Eric Thomas speaks with Lars Eller just hours after the Canadiens' Centreman signed a 4 year, 14 million dollar with the Habs.

TSN 690: NHL DRAFT: TREVOR TIMMINS June 28

Habs Director of Amateur Scouting, Trevor Timmins, meets the media in Philadelphia, post-draft.

TSN 690: NHL DRAFT: DANIEL AUDETTE

Habs 5th rounder Daniel Audette, the son of one-time Hab Donald Audette, joins Conor Mckenna, John Bartlett & Mitch Gallo on the draft floor in Philly


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television