Found March 02, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
Yesterday’s game between the Minnesota Wild and Montreal Canadiens proved to be very eventful. Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin tried to throw a check on Nick Johnson of the Minnesota Wild, but instead collided with his teammate Erik Cole and flipped him up into the air, acrobat style. Emelin has a notoriously mean hip check that I’m sure Cole wasn’t too pleased to be on the receiving end of. Click here to view the embedded video. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

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