April 9, 2013

Tuesday, 09.04.2013 / 10:44 AM

-The Canadiens held an optional skate in Brossard on Tuesday morning ahead of their matchup with the Washington Capitals at the Bell Centre.

-Michael Ryder, Brian Gionta, Tomas Plekanec, Travis Moen and Francis Bouillon were not on the ice, but should be in the lineup for Tuesday night's game.

-Rene Bourque will play his first game since a Feb. 19 tilt against the Islanders. He missed the last 21 games with a concussion.

-Carey Price will make his 32nd start of the season on Tuesday night against the Capitals. Price will go in search of his 20th victory of the season.