Photos: Canadiens practice day before home opener

 

The Montreal Canadiens practice Friday, January 18, 2013, a day before their match against the Toronto Maple Leafs opens the lockout-shortened NHL season.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">David Desharnais goes through centre ice puck drop exercises with assistant coach Gerard Gallant during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.</div>
 

David Desharnais goes through centre ice puck drop exercises with assistant coach Gerard Gallant during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.

Photograph by: Peter McCabe, The Gazette

 
<div id="page1">David Desharnais goes through centre ice puck drop exercises with assistant coach Gerard Gallant during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.</div>
Ryan White holds onto Alexei Emelin as they fight for the puck during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.
Colby Armstrong takes the puck to Pierre Groulx, Montreal&#8217;s goaltending coach who is filling in for Cary Price during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.
Erik Cole speaks with Jean-Jacques Daigneault, an assistant coach for the Canadiens during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.
Brendan Gallagher takes shots on the net during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.
Max Pacioretty tries to tuck the puck between the pads of Peter Budaj during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.
Peter Budaj takes a break during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Friday, January 18, 2013.
Max Pacioretty skates with the puck during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens players listen to Jean-Jacques Daigneault, an assistant coach with the Habs during practice at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Friday, January 18, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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