Jonathan Drouin sidelined again and returned home this morning

Published March 24, 2022 at 1:06 PM

In a press conference in the last few seconds, Montreal Canadiens interim head coach Martin St-Louis confirmed and announced some news about his lineup for tonight's game, as the Habs will be joined by Ben Chiarot, Claude Giroux and the Florida Panthers.

A few things to note:

- Tyler Pitlick will play his first game with the CH

- Jake Allen will be in net for his team

- Justin Barron's Montreal debut will have to wait, William Lagesson's too

- Ryan Poehling and Kale Clague will be absent

- Nick Suzuki should be at his position

As for Quebec's Jonathan Drouin, the Habs organization just announced this:

"Martin St-Louis confirms that Jonathan Drouin will not play tonight. Drouin returned home this morning after being in contact with someone who contracted COVID-19."

More details to come...

For Martin St-Louis' full press briefing :

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Jonathan Drouin sidelined again and returned home this morning

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