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Patrik Elias
Patrik Elias
Center  - NJD
Number: 26
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 13, 1976  (Age 39)
Birthplace: Trebic, Czech Republic
Drafted: NJD / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (51st overall)
Franchise’s all-time leader with 393 goals/590 assists/983 points; also first with 108 power play goals, 79 game-winning goals, 3,152 shots and 248 multiple-point games...A member of New Jersey’s 2000/03 Stanley Cup Championship teams...Continues as club’s all-time playoff leader with 45g/80a/125pts, 21 PPG and 6 GWG (tie w/4 others)...2012-13: One of six players in Devils’ lineup – and one of just four forwards – to see action in all 48 games; appeared in every game for third time...Led squad for sixth time with 22a/eighth time with 36pts, while finishing second with 14g (D. Clarkson, 15)...Recorded points in season-high four straight games Feb. 10-16 (1g-5a-6pts)...Led squad with nine multiple-point games, including four season-high three-point efforts over an 11-game span Jan. 27-Feb. 15...Totals included 1g-2a Feb. 15 vs. Philadelphia, 1g-2a Jan. 27 at Montreal; and back-to-back 3pt efforts with 1g-2a Feb. 7 vs. Tampa Bay and 3a Feb. 5 vs. NY Rangers...Two-point outings included 2g Apr. 20 vs. Florida...Second assist Jan. 27 marked his 900th career NHL point; notched 100th career PP tally Jan. 25 vs. Washington, extending own franchise record...Re-signed with club July 4, 2013...2011-12: Led Devils/finished seventh in NHL with 52a; was second on team (I. Kovalchuk, 83)/tenth in league (tie, E. Karlsson, Ott.) with 78pts and fourth on club with 26g...Reached the 25-goal mark for seventh time/50-assist mark for second time...Tied for tenth in league with 13g-31a-44pts in 45 games during the 2012 calendar year through regular-season finale Apr. 7...Recorded points in team season-high (tie, A. Henrique & Z. Parise) seven straight games on three occasions: Jan. 24-Feb. 9 (2g-6a-8pts), Jan. 6-19 (4g-7a-11pts) and Oct. 29-Nov. 12 (2g-6a- 8pts)...Posted 17 multiple-point games, including two season-high 1g-2a-3pt efforts: Jan. 17 vs. Winnipeg and Jan. 6 vs. Florida...Became third player to appear in 1,000 games for New Jersey during Jan. 6 contest (K. Daneyko, 1,283 & M. Brodeur, 1,259)...With 2g Dec. 17 at Montreal, equaled/established franchise goal-scoring mark (J. MacLean, 347)...With 2a Dec. 28 vs. Buffalo, reached 500a mark in NHL career...With PP tally Nov. 2 vs. Toronto, became team's all-time PPG leader (MacLean, 92)...Scored game-deciding goals Feb. 17 vs. Anaheim and Nov. 3 at Philadelphia...Unsuccessful on penalty-shot attempt Jan. 14 at Winnipeg (O. Pavelec)...2010-11: Voted Devils’ Most Valuable Player by his teammates; was honored at Apr. 7 Awards Luncheon...Finished first on Devils with 41a/62pts; second with 21g (Kovalchuk, 31), 7 PPG (Kovalchuk, 9) and 5 GW tallies (Kovalchuk, 9)...Eighty-one games played were his most since 2003-04 (82); missed contest Nov. 27 vs. Philadelphia due to the birth of his daughter...Passed S. Stevens (956) into sole possession of third place on club’s all-time games-played list Apr. 2 vs. Montreal; also passed S. Niedermayer (892) Nov. 1 at Vancouver and MacLean (934) Feb. 1 vs. San Jose...Recorded season-high 7-game point-scoring streak Jan. 17-Feb. 3 (3g-5a-8pts); notched points in nine of 10 games played Jan. 9-Feb. 3 (5g-7a-12pts)...Posted 14 multiple-point games, including three 3pt outings: franchise-record eighth career hat trick Apr. 1 vs. Philadelphia, 3a Feb. 19 at Carolina and 1g-2a Jan. 9 vs. Tampa Bay...Reached 800pt mark in NHL career Feb. 19; played in his 900th game Nov. 20 at St. Louis...Represented New Jersey in his first All-Star Game appearance since 2002; posted 1g-1a- 2pts...Recorded 4g-5a-9pts for Bronze Medal-winning Czech Republic at World Championships...2009-10: Saw action in 58 of 69 games overall after making season debut Nov. 6 vs. NY Islanders...Recorded points in season-high eight straight contests Dec. 7-21 (5g-5a-10pts)...Posted 13 multiple-point games, including team season-high (tie w/4 others) 2g-2a-4pts Nov. 28 vs. NY Islanders...Totals showed two season-high 3a games: Mar. 23 vs. Columbus and Jan. 2 at Minnesota...Two-point games included 2g Apr. 10 vs. NY Islanders/Jan. 5 vs. Dallas/Dec. 12 vs. Philadelphia...Reached/surpassed 300g mark Dec. 12...Tied for second on team with 4 GWG (Parise, 5)...Posted 2 GDG: Jan. 12 at NY Rangers and Dec. 5 vs. Detroit...Missed 10 games Jan. 18- Feb. 5 (concussion symptomatic); also missed first 13 games of campaign due to groin injury...Served Czech Republic as captain at 2010 Olympic Winter Games; posted 2g-2a-4pts in 5 games...2008-09: Completed campaign with 295g-411a-706pts; passed MacLean (701) as team’s all-time scoring leader with assist Mar. 17 vs. Chicago...Became club’s all-time leader in assists, passing Niedermayer (364) Oct. 18 at Washington...With 1g-1a-2pts Dec. 27 at NY Rangers, passed MacLean’s franchise mark of 169 career multiple-point games...Reached 30g mark for fourth time in career; four 30g seasons are third-most in team history (MacLean & Parise, 5)...Second on Devils with 31g (Parise, 45), 47a (Parise, 49), 78pts (Parise, 94) and career-high 12 PPG (Parise, 14)...Tied M. Sundin and J. Jagr for then-NHL record with 15th career overtime tally Dec. 4 at Philadelphia...Appeared in 800th career NHL game Feb. 11 vs. NY Islanders, recorded 400th assist Feb. 6 at Atlanta and posted 700th point with goal Mar. 14 at Montreal...Recorded points in team season-high ten straight games Nov. 29-Dec. 21 (8g-9a-7pts)...Assists in five straight contests Feb. 3-11 (6a) were also a team season high...Recorded 23 multi-point games, including season-high 2g-2a-4pts Dec. 19 vs. Ottawa...Totaled four 3pt games: 3a Jan. 4 vs. Ottawa, 1g-2a Dec. 12 vs. NY Rangers, 3a Nov. 23 at Tampa Bay and 2g-1a Nov. 15 vs. Washington...Notched GDG Feb. 19 at Tampa Bay...Missed five of 8 games Mar. 23-Apr. 7 with lower body injury...Named NHL’s Third Star of the Week for period ending Dec. 21 with a league-high 3g-5a-8pts...Represented Czech Republic at World Championships; posted 2g in three appearances...2007-08: Finished tied for team lead (Parise) with 8 GWG...Passed MacLean (57) for the most GWG in team history Dec. 5 vs. Boston...Finished second on squad with 263 shots (Parise, 266) and 20g-35a- 55pts overall (Parise, 65pts)...Tied Niedermayer for the most assists in franchise history Apr. 1 at NY Islanders...Recorded points in season-high four straight games twice: Feb. 18-24 (1g-5a-6pts) and Jan. 4-10 (2g-3a-5pts)...Totals included 14th career OT tally Mar. 7 vs. Tampa Bay, as well as 13th career OT tally/lone goal of contest Dec. 23 at Calgary...Had four season-high 3pt games: 1g-2a Feb. 4 vs. Pittsburgh, 2g-1a Jan. 22 at Philadelphia, 2g-1a Dec. 5 vs. Boston and 2g-1a Oct. 13 at Atlanta...Recorded GDG Apr. 6 vs. NY Rangers and Jan. 8 vs. Buffalo...Played in his 700th career NHL game Dec. 13 at Boston; missed 2 games Dec. 29-Jan. 2 (sore groin), as well as five contests due to illness...Led squad with 4g-2a-6pts during Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. NY Rangers; recorded at least 1pt in all 5 games...2006-07: Led Devils with 21g- 48a-69pts overall; was fourth with 21g and first with 48a...Also led team with 8g-23a-31pts during the man advantage...Saw action in 75 of 82 games, including 34 straight to start season through Dec. 22...Posted season-high 8-game point-scoring streak Nov. 27-Dec. 14 (5g-8a-13pts)...Second on club (S. Gomez, 15) with 14 multiple-point games, including six season-high 3pt outings...Three-point matches included five 1g-2a games, most recently Mar. 6 at Philadelphia, to establish franchise record with 37th career 3pt outing...Posted his 300th career NHL assist Dec. 22 at Washington; played in his 600th NHL game Oct. 14 vs. Philadelphia...With 1g-2a-3pts Dec. 1 vs. Pittsburgh, passed K. Muller (520pts) into second place on New Jersey’s all-time point-scoring list...Recorded first career GDG Mar. 8 at Pittsburgh...Missed five straight contests Mar. 15-24 (slight groin)...Recorded 1g-9a-10pts while appearing in 10 of 11 playoff contests; missed game one of ECSF vs. Ottawa (ill)...With 3a in series-clinching game of ECQF at Tampa Bay, became first Devils’ player to reach/surpass 100pt mark in NHL playoffs...Posted lone playoff tally in game 1 vs. Lightning; 35g surpassed C. Lemieux (34) for most in team history...Named seventh captain in Devils’ history Oct. 5...2005-06: Playing time was limited to 38 games, including season-high 20 straight appearances Mar. 10- Apr. 18...Made season debut Jan. 3 vs. Florida after missing first 39 games and training camp with hepatitis- A...Recorded points in nine of first ten appearances (4g-12a-16pts), including season-high (tie) 5-game point- scoring streak Jan. 17-24 (2g-6a-8pts)...Recorded assists in five straight Apr. 9-18 (7a) to match team season high (P. Martin, Dec. 26-Jan. 3)...First goal Apr. 16 vs. Philadelphia marked his 500th career point; was just third player in team history to reach milestone (MacLean & Muller)...Recorded 12 multiple-point games overall, including team season-high (tie) 3g-2a-5pts Apr. 5 vs. Pittsburgh...Has four of the 25 five-plus point regular-season efforts in team history; seven career hat tricks set a team record (since surpassed)...Missed four contests Mar. 1-7 with bruised ribs...Led Devils with 6g-10a-16pts in nine post-season outings, including 5g- 6a-11pts in ECQF vs. NY Rangers...Eleven points in a series tied the team record (MacLean, 4g-7a-11pts, ’88 PDSF vs. NYI) and included 2g-4a-6pts in series opener...Six points were the second-highest single-game point-total in franchise history; trailed only Pa. Sundstrom (3g-5a-8pts, Apr. 22, ‘88 PDF vs. Wsh.)...2004-05: Represented Czech Republic at World Cup; posted 3g-2a-5pts...Spent campaign with Znojemsti (Czech Rep.) and Magnitogorsk (Rus.)...Despite splitting season with two teams/leagues/countries, led Znojemsti with plus-seven mark and finished fourth with 8g-20a-28pts...Teammates at Magnitogorsk included two-time Devils’ forward P. Sykora...Contracted hepatitis-A while in Europe, Mar. 2005...Participated in former teammate I. Larionov’s farewell game Dec. 13, 2004 at Moscow’s Luzhniki Arena...2003-04: One of just three Devils’ players (S. Brylin & J. Pandolfo) – all forwards – to appear in every game...Finished first on Devils with 38g, 81pts, three shorthanded goals, 9 GW tallies (to match career high), 9 PPG (tie, Niedermayer), career- high 300 shots, and +26 mark; reached 35g mark for third time...Finished tied for fourth in NHL in both goals and GWG...Led Devils in scoring for franchise-record fifth straight year; no other player has led the club in scoring for more than three straight (Parise, ’07-08 to ’09-10)...Became first Devils’ player since 1992-93 (Lemieux) to post 300-plus shots...Posted season-high 2g-3a-5pts Feb. 25 vs. Buffalo; also posted 2g-2a-4pts Feb. 21 at NY Rangers...Recorded two team season-high (tie, Gomez & Niedermayer) 7-game point-scoring streaks Mar. 20-Apr. 3 (4g-11a-15pts) and Nov. 12-26 (5g-4a-9pts)...Set Devils’ record/tied franchise mark with 6g-5a-11pts over a 3-game stretch Feb. 21-25...On Dec. 4 vs. Washington, became just the 11th player to appear in 500 games in a Devils’ sweater...Unsuccessful on third career PS attempt Dec. 10 vs. NY Islanders (G. Snow); became first player in league history to record the OT/GWG after missing an OT PS...Goal that evening marked his 400th career point; became first player in history to attempt more than one career OT PS (Dec. 1, ’00 vs. J. Vanbiesbrouck, NYI)...Goal Mar. 6 at Carolina marked his 200th lifetime tally...Tied NHL record with 4 OT goals (since surpassed, S. Stamkos, TB, 5, ’11-12)...Named NHL Offensive Player of the Week for period of Mar. 21-28; posted 3g-6a-9pts in 4 games...Appeared in his 100th lifetime playoff game in game 3 of ECQF vs. Philadelphia; posted 2g to pass MacLean for sole possession of first place on the club’s all-time playoff point-scoring list...2002-03: Finished first on Devils with 28g, 57pts and 255 shots...Posted team-leading (tie w/Langenbrunner) 13th multiple-point game with 4g-1a-5pt effort Mar. 30 vs. NY Islanders for sixth career hat trick...Four goals tied a franchise record, while tying MacLean for most 3g games in Devils’ history...Recorded his 200th lifetime assist Feb. 4 vs. Buffalo; appeared in his 400th career NHL game Oct. 23 at Atlanta...Led all players with 3g-4a-7pts in SCF vs. Anaheim...2001-02: Finished first on Devils with 29g-32a- 61pts; also led squad with 29g, 8 PPG (tie) and 8 GW tallies...Established career high with 3g-2a-5pts Oct. 18 vs. San Jose (since tied)...Missed 5 games Jan. 5-12 with finger infection to snap personal career-high consecutive games-played stretch at 192...Named NHL Player of the Week for Oct. 15-21; recorded 4g-4a- 8pts in 3 games...Reached the 300pt mark in NHL career with goal Jan. 23 at Florida...Finished first on club with 2g-4a-6pts in six post-season contests...Played for Czech Republic at Olympic Winter Games and was Devils’ lone representative at All-Star Game...2000-01: Named to NHL’s First All-Star Team; was just second Devil ever to be honored (Stevens, ’93-94)...Along with Brodeur, was voted Devils’ co-MVP by his teammates...One of just two Devils (C. White) to appear in all 82 games...Led Devils/finished third in NHL with franchise-record 40g-56a-96pts; broke Muller’s franchise mark of 94pts (‘87-88)...Forty goals and 56a were also career highs; led club with Devils’ record 58pts at home (since tied, Parise, ’08-09)...Led Devils and was tied for first in NHL (J. Sakic, Col.) with +45 mark; was just second Devil ever to lead league (Stevens, +53, ’93- 94)...Posted three hat tricks; was first Devil to post three 3g games in a season since 1988-89 (MacLean)...Had points in season-high 13 straight games Mar. 13-Apr. 6 (12g-13a-25pts)...Set Devils’ record with 9g-14a-23pts (S. Richer, 21pts, ’95) in the playoffs...Totals included franchise-record/NHL-high 10-game point-scoring streak May 1-22 (5g-8a-13pts)...1999-00: Posted team-leading 35g, 72pts, 9 PPG and 9 GW tallies...Was first Devil to reach 30g mark since 1993-94 (MacLean, 37 & Richer, 36)...Had points in season/career-high/Devils’ record 15 straight games (since tied, B. Gionta, ’05-06) Dec. 27-Jan. 28 (15g-9a- 24pts)...Posted a goal in his first career PS attempt Mar. 10 at Atlanta (D. Rhodes)...Made season debut Oct. 29 at Carolina; contract was activated Oct. 28 after agreeing to terms three days earlier...Represented World Team in his first-ever All-Star Game appearance and had 2a...Assisted on Cup-clinching goal with backhand pass to J. Arnott in double OT of game 6 of SCF at Dallas...Finished tied for first on Devils and tied for third in NHL (J. Arnott, 8g-12a-20pts) with 7g-13a-20pts; was tied for first on New Jersey/in NHL (S. Stevens, C. White & 2 others) at +9...1998-99: Spent entire season in NHL for first time in pro career...Appeared in 74 games to match total from 1997-98, while 33a were 14 more than previous season...Third on club with 9g- 18a-27pts since Elias-Arnott-Sykora line was formed Feb. 6...Finished third on squad/first among forwards with +19 mark...Recorded season-high 5-game point-scoring streak Feb. 20-Mar. 3 (2g-7a-9pts)...Posted 11 multiple-point games, including three season-high 3pt efforts, most recently 2g-1a Apr. 10 at Montreal...Appeared in his 100th NHL contest Oct. 29 at NY Islanders...Missed 5 games Jan. 14-21 with the flu...1997-98: Finished third in voting for Calder Trophy after posting 18g-19a-37pts overall; 18g was second among NHL rookies (S. Samsonov, Bos., 22), while 37pts were third among first-year players...Became sixth Devil to be named to NHL All-Rookie Team...Named NHL Player of the Week Nov. 3; had 5g-1a- 6pts...Represented Czech Republic in his first World Championship appearance...1996-97: Began season on Albany’s (AHL) roster; was second on team with 10g-13a-23pts in 20 appearances until Dec. 3 recall by New Jersey...Injuries opened up spot on Devils’ roster; played in 17 of 18 contests Dec. 3-Jan. 10 and posted 2g- 3a-5pts...Participated in AHL All-Star Classic; recorded 3 shots in World Team’s 3-2 shootout victory...Recalled to New Jersey just prior to NHL playoffs, when injury to D. Andreychuk allowed him to make his post-season debut...1995-96: First full season in North America was spent primarily at Albany...Finished sixth on club with 27g-36a-63pts in 74 games played...First/lone NHL appearance that season came Dec. 7 vs. Toronto during emergency-recall situation...Signed his first professional contract July 12, 1995...OTHER: Joined Devils after three seasons with Poldi Kladno (Czech Rep.)...Had 2g-5a-7pts in 1993-94 European Junior Championships.




1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54


A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59