Habs' Alexei Emelin fined $5,000 for hit on Vancouver player

The NHL has fined Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin.

It's a $5,000 U.S. fine for butt-ending Vancouver Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier during Thursday's game in Montreal.

The incident occurred at 11:35 of the second period.

No penalty was assessed on the play.

Emelin had an assist on Max Pacioretty's third goal of the game, which the Canadiens won, 5-2.

 

Photo credit: allhabs.net

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