A.B. During last night’s heated Bruins vs. Canadiens game, Milan Lucic and Alexi Emelin were involved in a few “exchanges,” to say the least.
Early in the first, Emelin hit Lucic at the knees and flipped the power forward over his back. When Lucic and Chara approached Emelin looking for a fight, the Candiens winger declined.
Later in the game, Lucic exacted some revenge, of sorts. Although it may not look like much, Lucic is clearly seen “poking” Emelin in between the legs.
For anyone who has ever worn a cup, a shot to the nuts from behind is exactly where the protection is NOT.
After the game, Lucic was still upset about the low hit:
“Whether it’s fair, legal or whatever you want to call it, if he wasn’t scared, he would stand up and hit me and not go after my knees,” Lucic said via ESPNBoston. “It just shows how big of a chicken he is that he needs to go down like that to take me down. It shows what kind of player he is, and on my end, you know you’ve got to keep your guard up a...