Carey Price: Canadiens ‘Ready To Start Playing And Stop Practicing’ (Video)

While it was largely believed that Game 1 between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins would be played on Saturday, the NHL threw everyone for a loop when they announced the first game was scheduled for Thursday.

But the earlier date was a pleasant surprise for the Canadiens, who have been itching to return to game action after sweeping the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round. In their last practice before puck drop in Boston, the Habs played a simulated game in order to imitate game pace.

Check out the video above to hear more from the Canadiens.