Habs have called up Kyle Chipchura from Hamilton for tonight's game against the Panthers.
Andrei Kostitsyn will not dress as he's still recovering from Sauer's hit.
Chris Higgins will also miss tonight's game as his groin is still bothering him.
Same problem with George Laraque who's having problems with his groin.
Steve Begin and Francis Bouillon will be back in the line-up. Patrice Brisebois is the likely lone health scratch. Jaroslav Halak will be in goal.