UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 17: Aaron Palushaj #60 of the Montreal Canadiens takes flight after being hit by Steve Staios #24 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 17, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Erik Cole, Louis Leblanc and David Desharnais took therapy days from Habs practice, so maybe an injury replacement but unlikely. With the departure of Hal Gill, it does leave a roster spot so it's quite possible that coach Randy Cunneyworth may go 12-6 when the Canadiens face the New Jersey Devils Sunday.
More links, and a tribute vid to "The Kid" after the jump.
Chris Boucher with a one game report on Nail Yakupov
No Habs game tonight, so 4HF came up with some ideas
The Canadiens will honor the passing of Montreal Expos catcher Gary Carter, prior to Sunday's game.
Annakin Slayd put together a tribute video for "The Kid."