A Closer Look At Yemelin's Penalty & Scoring Stats
Montreal Canadiens fans attention has recently turned to Russian defenseman Alexei Yemelin, and the progress being made to bring this prospect over from the KHL. While anticipation and optimism levels are positive, there is no doubt a certain level of concern whenever a Russian player hits the Bell Centre. Is he another Andrei Markov or Andrei Kostitsyn? Is his attendance record anything like namesake Alexei Kovalev? Will he be run out of town faster than a Russian rocket? We can get a hint from his recent statictics.