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Canadiens get Prust, Eller back at practice

TSN.ca Staff

4/14/2014 12:08:08 PM

Brandon Prust and Lars Eller both attended practice on Monday as the Montreal Canadiens tuned up for Wednesday's playoff opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

It was Prust's first full practice since being shut down around March 19 due to a suspected rib injury. Prust took part in penalty-kill drills alongside Michael Bournival, and later with Brian Gionta. Canadiens' public relations told media that Prust is currently not in game shape and is not guaranteed to play in the opener against the Lightning.

Eller sat out the last three games of the regular season with a flu bug and practiced with the team for the first time since his illness.


Monday's practice lines

Forwards:
Pacioretty - Desharnais - Vanek
Brière/Bourque - Plekanec - Gallagher
Prust - Eller - Gionta
Bournival - White - Weise
Parros

Defence:
Markov - Emelin
Gorges - Subban
Bouillon - Weaver
Murray - Tinordi

Goaltenders:
Price
Budaj

First Power Play:
Pacioretty - Desharnais - Vanek
Markov - Subban

Second Power Play:
Brière - Plekanec - Gallagher/Bourque
Emelin - Gorges