Alexei Emelin will have to explain himself to the NHL Department of Player Safety Saturday in regard to a hit he administered to the head of former teammate and Buffalo forward Brian Gionta Friday night.
Alexei Emelin will return to Montreal's lineup Thursday night.
Alexei Emelin is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Alexei Emelin registered two assists in Montreal's win over Toronto Wednesday night.
Alexei Emelin wasn't able to play in Game 6 against the New York Rangers due to an undisclosed ailment.
Alexei Emelin (undisclosed) is being listed as a game-time decision for Thursday night.
Alexei Emelin (undisclosed) was slated to travel with the Canadiens to New York for Game 6.
Alexei Emelin contributed two assists in Montreal's 5-4 OT win against Tampa Bay in Wednesday's playoff opener.
Alexei Emelin returned to Montreal on Monday for a personal matter.
Alexei Emelin of the Canadiens scored the lone goal in a 2-1 shootout win over Boston.
Alexei Emelin earned a pair of assists in Tuesday's 6-3 victory over Colorado.
Alexei Emelin was fined $5,000 for butt-ending Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier in Thursday's game, the NHL announced Friday night.
Alexei Emelin exited Friday's game in the third period after he was hit on the inside of his left thigh by a shot from Niklas Kronwall.
Alexei Emelin will return from the press box on Friday.