News on Brendan Gallagher and Jonathan Drouin!

Published December 31, 2021 at 2:11 PM

The Montreal Canadiens will face the Florida Panthers this Saturday afternoon on New Year's Day.

This will be a huge workload for Dominique Ducharme's squad, considering the many absentees. The Panthers beat the Tampa Lightning, the number one team overall, 9-3 on Thursday night.

Fans got a little scared yesterday as Jonathan Drouin did not play and Brendan Gallagher left the game in the second period with a lower-body injury.

In Drouin's case, he was at practice this morning, after not feeling well yesterday. He was alongside Nick Suzuki and Jesse Ylonen on the first line. He should be in the lineup tomorrow.

Number 11 missed the session. He is not expected to be in the lineup on Saturday, but will take part in the warm-up period.

Young Cameron Hillis, who started the season with the Trois-Rivières Lions, is now on the Habs' fourth line. What a climb!

Check out the lineup that should face the Florida Panthers on Saturday:

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