Alexei Emelin

#74 D / Montreal Canadiens / EXP: 4YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 219 lb Age: 29 College: None

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    INJURY ALERT: IR | Lower Body |
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      Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Could play Wednesday

      Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien said Emelin (lower body) could play Wednesday in New York, but an official decision on his availability for that contest has yet to be made, Arpon Basu of reports. Emelin is currently on injured reserve, though eligible to return once healthy. If he proves unfit to play Wednesday, the defender's next chance to lace his skates for a game will be Friday against the Devils, another road match.

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      Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Out all weekend with injury

      Emelin (lower body) will miss the rest of the weekend, Arpon Basu of reports. While it was originally thought that Emelin's injury was minor, it appears to be more serious as he'll miss this weekend's slate of games against the Coyotes and then a pair with the Islanders. Emelin has two points in 17 games and a plus-4 rating on the season.

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      Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Won't play Monday

      Emelin (lower body) will miss Monday's game against the Canucks. Head Coach Michal Therried said Monday that Emelin remains day-to-day, indicating his absence shouldn't last too long. Greg Pateryn will remain in the lineup in his place, making Emelin's next chance to return to the lineup Thursday against the Coyotes.

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      Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Considered day-to-day

      Head coach Michal Therrien indicated Monday that Emelin (lower body) is considered day-to-day. Emelin didn't play in Saturday's contest, and it appears as though he will likely miss Monday against the Canucks as well. If that's the case, Greg Pateryn will likely draw into the lineup in his place once again.

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      Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Will not play Saturday

      Emelin will miss Saturday's game against the Avalanche due to a lower-body injury. Emelin, who took a "therapy day" Friday, according to the Montreal Gazette will be replaced in the lineup by Greg Pateryn on Saturday. Without Emelin, the Habs might not look as physical as the defender leads the team with 52 hits and the third-most PIM (14).

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      Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Takes therapy day Friday

      Emelin didn't take part in Friday's practice, taking a therapy day, the Montreal Gazette reports. Emelin, who leads the Canadiens with 52 hits and is third with 14 penalty minutes, is expected to suit up Saturday against the Avalanche.

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      Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Hits keep coming

      Emelin doled out seven hits in Tuesday night's win over the Penguins. No surprise here, Emelin has raced out to the team lead in hits with 14 through four games.

    • Does his job

      News: Alexei Emelin had three hits and five blocked shots while finishing minus-2 in Saturday night's preseason finale against the Senators.
      Analysis: Alexei Emelin finishes up the preseason as the Canadiens' leader in hits, a feat he's accomplished the last four regular seasons with Montreal. He'll be one of the Habs' top-six defensemen when the curtain opens on the season Wednesday in Toronto.
    • Habs' Emelin Registers Assist In Game 3

      News: Alexei Emelin recorded an assist in Sunday's Game 3 victory over the Senators.
      Analysis: It's the only point of the series thus far for Alexei Emelin, who has provided most of his value to the Habs as a hitter and shot blocker. Because he can't be relied upon for consistent offense, Emelin won't make for an intriguing fantasy blue line option in daily formats during the postseason.
    • Habs' Emelin Scores And Hits

      News: Alexei Emelin scored his third goal of the season and had four hits in Tuesday night's win over the Panthers. He also blocked two shots in 18:46.
      Analysis: Alexei Emelin was playing his first back-to-back set since returning from a shoulder injury. His physical style will be needed once the postseason rolls around.
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