Ailing Canadiens cancel Friday practice
MONTREAL -- The flu bug likes hockey players, too.
The Montreal Canadiens reportedly canceled practice Friday after several players called in sick. Some had been throwing up on the return flight following a 5-1 loss in Washington on Thursday night, the Canadian Press reported.
"It changed all our plans," coach Guy Carbonneau said. "We wanted to practice because we have these two games. It's something we'll have to deal with. Every team goes through it."
"Hopefully they can come back on Saturday," captain Saku Koivu said.
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