Alexei Emelin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Canadiens’ Alexei Emelin undergoes knee surgery

    Sportsnet "Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Wednesday, the team announced. Emelin suffered the injury in Buffalo during Montreal’s final game of the regular season. He missed the first four games of the Canadiens’ Round 1 series against the..." April 26

  • Habs' Emelin expected to return in Game 5

    TSN "Looking to take a 3-2 edge in a pivotal Game 5 at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens will have one of their biggest minute-eaters back on the blue line on Thursday night. Defenceman Alexei Emelin is expected to return to the Habs’ lineup for Game 5 after missing the first four games of this first..." April 20

  • Shawn Thornton thinks Alexei Emelin is ‘what’s wrong with the league’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Thursday’s game between the Florida Panthers and Montreal Canadiens got a little chippy after Alexei Emelin delivered a hit on Derek McKenzie. McKenzie’s teammate, Shawn Thornton, was on the ice and saw it all happen. As you’d expect, Thornton took exception to Emelin’s hit, and he went after..." March 31

  • Iginla on controversial Emelin hit: ‘Doesn’t matter if it was clean’

    Sportsnet "lex Emelin is known for his hard hits and especially for his hip checks, which can sometimes end up on the borderline of being too low and illegal. On Saturday night Emelin was again a focal point for a hard check he threw, this time on Colorado’s Joe Colborne. As the Avalanche player was..." December 11