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Highlight of the Night: Emelin sends Lucic flying

Alexei Emelin made a statement for the Habs last night when he laid a fearsome hip check on Milan Lucic, whose Bruins suffered a rare loss.

Montreal and Boston had a classic tilt last night, filled with skill, snarl and hate (just the way it’s supposed to be). Alexei Emelin made a statement for the Habs when he laid a fearsome hip check on Milan Lucic, no stranger to punishment himself.

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Montreal ended the Bruins’ 12-game winning streak when Alex Galchenyuk scored in the shootout for the 2-1 victory.