Emelin (shoulder) could return in two weeks.
Emelin will fly with the team on their upcoming west coast road trip. His rehab is reportedly going well and he could be back in two weeks if all continues to progress the way it is now.
Emelin (shoulder) is expected to resume skating this week.
Emelin will return to the ice this week and the Canadiens will conduct more tests on his injured right shoulder. He is expected to be back in March at some point.
Emelin will miss at least one week with an upper-body injury.
Emelin suffered the injury on Wednesday against the Senators and will miss at least the next seven days and then will be re-evaluated after that. At this time, the extent and nature of the injury are unknown.
Emelin (lower-body) will be back in the Habs' lineup on Thursday.
Emelin missed the last two games with a lower-body injury, but will replace Nathan Beaulieu in the lineup tonight vs. the Bruins. Emelin will be paired with PK Subban and on the point of second power-play unit. He has two assists and a plus-2 rating in the first two games of the season.
Emelin (lower-body) will miss his second straight game.
Emelin sat out of Saturday's game and will miss tonight's as well. Expect Andrei Markov to skate with P.K Subban again. Consider Emelin day-to-day.
Emelin (lower-body) will not play on Saturday.
Jared Tinordi will enter the lineup with Emelin out, but the Canadiens would not say who will play with P.K Subban. Consider Emelin day-to-day.
Emelin (rest) will not travel to Chicago for Wednesday's clash with the Hawks.
Emelin is among a handful of players who will be left in Montreal to rest in advance of their meeting with the Islanders back at the Bell Centre on Thursday.
Emelin out; Douglas Murray in.
Emelin was a minus-2 on Saturday vs. the Maple Leafs and has just two assists, a minus-7 rating with 35 hits and 16 blocked shots in his last 10 games.
Emelin (knee) will make his season debut tonight.
Emelin is a big, physical defenseman who will replace another big, physical D-man in Douglas Murray. He scored three goals and added nine assists (12 points) in 38 games last season. Emelin is the Habs leading hitter but is not a realistic fantasy consideration.
Emelin (knee) has been cleared to play and will likely suit up this weekend.
Emelin has not appeared in a game this season but was stlll inked to a four-year contract extension in October. He is an important part of the Canadiens blueline, but is not a useful fantasy asset.
Source: Arpon Basu 11/11/13, 8:26 am EST
Emelin (knee) practiced this morning without a no-contact jersey.
Emelin has not played in a game this season, but will be a welcomed addition to the Canadiens blueline. He could make his season debut tomorrow vs. St. Louis.
The Canadiens have signed Alexei Emelin to a 4-year $16.4 million contract extension.
The 27-year-old Emelin, is a big, physical defenseman who has been a key part of the Habs blueline when healthy. He is not fantasy relevant having posted just 19 points in 105 career NHL games. Emelin participated in his first practice without a no-contact jersey this morning. He is nearing a return from a torn ligament in his knee.
Emelin (knee) is skating hard with the Habs therapists and strength coach.
Emelin was a big part of the Canadiens defense last season, so his return to the lineup would provide a big boost. He had 12 points in 38 games in 2012-13. Montreal is expecting to get Emelin back in late November.
Michel Therrien said Emelin is doing well and if all goes well, he could return by he end of November.
Emelin underwent reconstructive knee surgery in May.
Source: John Lu 10/17/13, 9:41 am EST
#Habs announce Emelin is out for the season with a torn ligament in his left knee.
This is a tough break for the Habs. Emelin is their most physical defenseman and plays close to 20 minutes a night. The newly acquired Davis Drewiske will likely see an increase in minutes with Emelin out.
Source: John Lu 04/8/13, 8:02 am EST
The Montreal Canadiens are awaiting results on injured defenceman Alexei Emelin, who left Saturday's game against the Boston Bruins with an apparent left knee injury.
Nathan Beaulieu has been recalled because of the injury to Emelin.
Source: TSN 04/7/13, 10:35 am EST
Emelin out with an upper-body injury.
No word as to the extent of the injury. He scored three goals and seven points with a minus-18 rating in 67 games.
Emelin in. #Habs
Emelin draws back into the lineup tonight. The rookie has two goals and six points in 58 games.
Source: Erin Nicks 03/16/12, 8:26 am EST
#habs cunneyworth will go with 7 d again tonight
Expect Emelin to stick in the lineup. The bruising defender has an assist in 30 games.
#canadiens Alexei Emelin est sur la glace avec une visière (cage) complète. On the ice at morning skate.
Emelin was spotted wearing a full cage this morning which indicates he could play tonight. The rookie took a puck off his face during yesterday's practice. He has an assist through 29 games.