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Elias named NHL's Third Star of the Week

Monday, 12.22.2008 / 12:33 PM ET / News
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Elias named NHL\'s Third Star of the Week – Patrik Elias has been named the NHL's Third Star for the week ending Dec. 21, the Nationahl Hockey League has announced.

Elias led all scorers for the week, recording eight points (three goals, five assists) and extending his active point streak to 10 games as the Devils posted a 3-0-1 record.

He began the week by recording one assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs Dec. 16, tallied a pair of assists in a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres Dec. 17, recorded four points (two goals, two assists) in a 5-1 win over the Ottawa Senators Dec. 19. Elias added one goal in a 3-2 shootout win over the Philadelphia Flyers Dec. 21.

Elias is second on the Devils in scoring with 37 points (16 goals, 21 assists) in 31 games. He has recorded eight goals and nine assists for 17 points over his current 10-game point streak.