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Patrik Elias | Center

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (38) / 4/13/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
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Patrik Elias (upper body) should be back on Thursday.
Elias sustained the injury during Friday's game. He has 17 goals and 51 points in 62 contests this season. Apr 10 - 10:02 AM

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Patrik Elias (upper body) missed Monday's game.

The Devils were also without Adam Henrique, Jacob Josefson and Ryane Clowe. Coach Peter DeBoer stated on Monday that some of his injured forwards skated on Monday but would not say which ones. The Devils are hoping to have some of their forwards available Thursday.
Apr 8 - 9:32 AM

Patrik Elias (upper body) will not play on Saturday.

Elias suffered the injury during Friday's contest. He has 17 goals and 51 points in 62 games this season. The Devils won a key game against Washington on Friday to stay in the hunt for a playoff spot, but they're still hanging on by a thread and the loss of Elias now is a major blow for the team.
Apr 5 - 5:17 PM

Both Patrik Elias and Adam Henrique were injured during Friday night's win versus the Capitals, neither returned and the team has not yet offered an update on their statuses.

Elias was slammed into the boards by Tom Wilson of the Caps after playing a puck. The hit occurred in between the benches, where there is no glass, and Elias' face bended over the boards and smacked the padded stanchion separating the benches. He was down for a few minutes before heading to the dressing room.
Apr 4 - 10:07 PM

Patrick Elias scored a goal Sunday night as the Devils dropped Toronto by a score of 3-2.

The goal, his 17th of the year, brings his point total to 49 in 57 games this season, which is an impressive pace for the underrated veteran. Jonathon Merrill and Damien Brunner also found the back of the net for New Jersey in the victory.
Mar 23 - 10:05 PM

Patrik Elias had three assists in the Devils' 4-3 overtime victory on Thursday.

Elias has only been held off the scoresheet in one of the Devils' last four games. He has 16 goals and 48 points in 55 games in 2013-14.
Mar 21 - 9:59 AM

Patrik Elias scored a power-play goal in the Devils' 4-2 loss to Boston.

Elias has four goals and nine points in nine games in March. That brings him up to 45 points in 54 contests in 2013-14. He'll turn 38 in April, but he clearly has some gas left in the tank. Which is good news for the Devils, given that he's signed through 2015-16.
Mar 19 - 9:44 AM

Patrik Elias notched a goal and an assist in the Devils' 5-3 loss to the Panthers on Friday night.

Elias is on an absolute tear as of late, with these being his fourth goal and seventh assist in his past eight games. The cause of Elias' recent heroics? Right before his current streak of 11 points in eight games, his wife Petra gave birth to the couple's second daughter, Kaila Patricie Elias, on Feb 26.
Mar 14 - 10:25 PM

Patrik Elias racked up a goal and two assists for the Devils in Thursday's 5-2 win over Columbus.

The Olympian celebrated the birth of his second child with a spectacular game against a red hot Blue Jackets team. Adam Henrique registered a pair of goals in the win while Ryane Clowe and Jaromir Jagr also found the back of the net for the Devils.
Feb 27 - 9:46 PM

In case you noticed that Patrik Elias missed Wednesday's practice and are wondering why, it was because he was with his wife for the birth of their daughter.

Kaila Elias is their second child and, in the words of agent Allan Walsh, is "doing spectacular." Congratulations to the growing Elias family. He is still penciled in to play on Thursday.
Feb 27 - 10:19 AM

Patrik Elias revealed that the illness he dealt with during the Winter Olympics was bronchitis and the flu.

"Something was going around there because a few of the athletes got sick and I got a fever for four days, so I couldn't really breathe much and all that," Elias said. "I had bad bronchitis. It was the wrong time, but I'm happy to be back now and feeling well." Elias isn't expected to miss any playing time with the Devils as a result of what happened.
Feb 25 - 9:46 AM

Patrik Elias is over the illness he was dealing with during the 2014 Winter Games.

Elias said he was "pretty sick for four days." Now that the Czech Republic has been eliminated, he has returned to New Jersey in preparation for the resumption of the 2013-14 campaign.
Feb 21 - 11:22 AM

Patrik Elias (illness) will play against the United States in the Olympic quarterfinals.

Elias missed two straight games due to the illness. He has an assist in two games in the 2014 Winter Games.
Feb 19 - 7:43 AM

Patrik Elias (illness) will not be available for the Czech Republic's game against Slovakia.

Elias also missed Saturday's game due to the disease. If the Czech Republic loses to Slovakia, then they will be eliminated from the Olympics.
Feb 18 - 10:47 AM

Patrik Elias did not dress for Saturday's Olympic contest against Switzerland as he is suffering from an illness.

This is a big loss for the Czech Republic. Hopefully, Elias will only miss the one game.
Feb 15 - 12:17 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Reid Boucher
5Jacob Josefson
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Tuomo Ruutu
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Dainius Zubrus
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Michael Ryder
3Damien Brunner
4Martin Havlat
5Steve Bernier
6Mike Sislo
D1Andy Greene
2Marek Zidlicky
3Bryce Salvador
4Eric Gelinas
5Peter Harrold
6Adam Larsson
7Jonathon Merrill
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid
3Scott Clemmensen