Montréal Canadiens
Montréal Canadiens
Alexei Emelin
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 25/04/1986
AGE: 28
DRAFTED: MTL: 2004-84 overall
Signed as a free agent by Kazan (KHL), October 13, 2012.
- 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.