The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Christopher Higgins will be sidelined for four to six weeks as a result of a shoulder injury sustained on Tuesday against the Calgary Flames.
In 21 games, Higgins has five goals and four assists.
Meanwhile, Carey Price is day-to-day with the flu. As a precautionary measure, GM Bob Gainey recalled Marc Denis from Hamilton.
Expect Jaroslav Halak to get the nod in goal against the Capitals.