HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHPLACE: Togliatti, RUS
DRAFTED: MTL: 2004-84 overall
|Signed as a free agent by Kazan (KHL), October 13, 2012.|
- Returned to action on Nov. 16 vs. NYR, after missing 20 games (+10 in 2012-13) with a knee injury suffered on April 6, 2013 vs. BOS.
- Led the team in hits in Nov. (25) and Jan. (45).
- Led the team in Dec. with 23 penalty minutes and 41 hits.
- Led the team in Feb. in blocked shots (23), hits (20) and differential (+5).
- Led the team in March with 41 hits… Maintained a +4 differential on April 4 at OTT.
- Led the team in April in blocked shots (20) and hits (17).
- Played his 1st career playoff game in the NHL, recording 2 assists, on April 16 at TBL.
- Led the team in the playoffs with 52 hits (tied with R. Bourque).
- Maintained a +2 differential on Feb. 2 vs. BUF
- Produced 1 assist and a +1 differential on Feb. 7 at BUF
- Maintained a +2 differential on Feb. 16 vs. PHI
- Registered 2 assists and 5 hits on March 2 vs. PIT
- Recorded 1 assist, 5 hits and a +1 differential on March 3 at BOS
- Had a 3-game point streak (Feb. 27 to March 3), posting a 1-3-4 record
- Recorded 8 hits on March 7 at CAR
- Had a 3-game point streak (March 7 to 10), posting a 1-2-3 record
- Played his 100th career game with the Canadiens in the NHL on March 27 at BOS
- Maintained a +2 differential on March 30 vs. NYR
- Led the team in March with 18 penalty minutes and 36 hits
- Recorded 2 points (1-1-2) on April 3 at PHI
- Suffered a season-ending knee injury on April 6 vs. BOS… Led the team with 110 hits…
- Played his 1st NHL career game on October 9 at Winnipeg.
- Ranked 11th amongst rookie defensemen with 14 hits in October.
- Registered his 1st NHL career point (assist), 9 hits and a +1 differential on December 6 against Columbus.
- Scored his 1st NHL career goal and maintained a +3 differential on January 25 against Detroit.
- Led the team in January with 34 hits (tied with M. Blunden).
- Led the team in February with 59 hits.
- Returned to action and played 6:07 on the penalty kill on March 16 at Ottawa, after missing 1 game due to an upper body injury suffered on March 12 at Buffalo.
- Led the team in March with 38 hits.
- Led the team with 236 hits (1st among rookie defensemen and 4th among defensemen in the NHL).
- Ranked 6th among NHL rookie defensemen with 88 blocked shots.
- Scored a career-high 11 goals in his fourth season with the KHL's AK Bars Kazan.
- With 26 points in 52 games, Emelin broke the 20 point mark for the first time in his career while also posting a plus-16 differential.
- Scored seven of his 11 goals on the power play.