Patrik Elias a.k.a. "Patrik Eliáš"

Player Facts
  • Position
    C/LW
  • Height
    6'1" / 185 cm
  • Weight
    190 lbs / 86 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A forward with an excellent eye for the game and good stickhandling. A good passer and excellent skater. Elias is capable of playing any offensive position and has a good and fast wrist shot. A reliable scorer who is also secure defensively. He is useful on both powerplay and penalty kill and is able to score in important games.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 HC Kladno Czech 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
1993-94 HC Kladno Czech 17 1 2 3 0 -1 | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 2 3
Czech Republic U18 EJC-18 5 2 5 7 2 5 |
1994-95 HC Kladno Czech 28 4 3 7 37 -4 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 14 0
1995-96 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Albany River Rats AHL 74 27 36 63 83 17 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 2 1
1996-97 New Jersey Devils NHL 17 2 3 5 2 -4 | Playoffs 8 2 3 5 4 0
Albany River Rats AHL 57 24 43 67 76 21 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 8 2
1997-98 New Jersey Devils NHL 74 18 19 37 28 18 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -2
Albany River Rats AHL 3 3 0 3 2 -2 |
Czech Republic WC 3 1 0 1 0 1 |
Czech Republic (all) International 3 1 0 1 0 |
1998-99 New Jersey Devils NHL 74 17 33 50 34 19 | Playoffs 7 0 5 5 6 0
1999-00 New Jersey Devils NHL 72 35 37 72 58 16 | Playoffs 23 7 13 20 9 9
HC Pardubice Czech 5 1 4 5 31 0 |
SK Horacka Slavia Trebic Czech2 2 2 1 3 18 1 |
2000-01 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 82 40 56 96 51 45 | Playoffs 25 9 14 23 10 11
2001-02 New Jersey Devils NHL 75 29 32 61 36 4 | Playoffs 6 2 4 6 6 -1
Czech Republic OG 4 1 1 2 0 3 |
Czech Republic (all) International 4 1 1 2 0 3 |
2002-03 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 81 28 29 57 22 17 | Playoffs 24 5 8 13 26 5
2003-04 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 82 38 43 81 44 26 | Playoffs 5 3 2 5 2 -3
Czech Republic WCup 5 3 2 5 10 3 |
Czech Republic (all) International 5 3 2 5 10 |
2004-05 HC Znojemsti Orli Czech 28 8 20 28 65 7 |
Metallurg Magnitogorsk Russia 17 5 9 14 28 10 |
Czech Republic (all) International 2 0 0 0 4 0 |
2005-06 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 38 16 29 45 20 11 | Playoffs 9 6 10 16 4 5
Czech Republic OG 1 0 0 0 2 0 |
Czech Republic (all) International 1 0 0 0 2 0 |
2006-07 New Jersey Devils “C” NHL 75 21 48 69 38 1 | Playoffs 10 1 9 10 4 3
2007-08 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 74 20 35 55 38 10 | Playoffs 5 4 2 6 4 -5
Czech Republic “A” WC 7 6 3 9 6 -3 |
Czech Republic (all) International 7 6 3 9 6 -3 |
2008-09 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 77 31 47 78 32 18 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 2 -1
Czech Republic WC 3 2 0 2 2 2 |
Czech Republic (all) International 3 2 0 2 2 2 |
2009-10 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 58 19 29 48 40 18 | Playoffs 5 0 4 4 2 -2
Czech Republic “C” OG 5 2 2 4 2 -1 |
Czech Republic (all) International 5 2 2 4 2 -1 |
2010-11 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 81 21 41 62 16 -4 |
Czech Republic “A” WC 9 4 5 9 6 4 |
Czech Republic (all) International 10 4 7 11 8 1 |
2011-12 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 81 26 52 78 16 -8 | Playoffs 24 5 3 8 10 -3
2012-13 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 48 14 22 36 22 5 |
2013-14 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 65 18 35 53 30 -4 |
Czech Republic “A” OG 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Czech Republic (all) International 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
2014-15 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 69 13 21 34 12 -20 |
2015-16 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 16 2 6 8 10 5 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 134 54 79 133 0.99 161 36 | 10 2 3 5 0.50 10 3
Czech 80 14 29 43 0.54 133 2 | 18 3 4 7 0.39 16 3
Czech2 2 2 1 3 1.50 18 1 |
EJC-18 5 2 5 7 1.40 2 5 |
International 43 19 16 35 0.81 34 3 |
NHL 1240 408 617 1025 0.83 549 172 | 162 45 80 125 0.77 89 16
OG 13 3 4 7 0.54 4 3 |
Russia 17 5 9 14 0.82 28 10 |
WC 22 13 8 21 0.95 14 4 |
WCup 5 3 2 5 1.00 10 3 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/31/2017
03/31/2017 Confirmed No team Retired
07/04/2013
07/04/2013 Extension New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils
Media and Articles
Date Article Website
02/23/2018 Forever a Devil The Player's Tribune
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1994, 1 #3 overall by Sarnia Sting in the CHL Import Draft

Number 26 retired by New Jersey Devils

Cult/Star player for Albany River Rats

Cult/Star player for Czech Republic

Cult/Star player for Metallurg Magnitogorsk

Cult/Star player for New Jersey Devils

Career transactions
- 2017-03-31 • Announced his retirement
- 2013-07-01 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 2006-07-01 • Re-signed to a seven-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 2005-08-23 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 2004-12-09 • Signed to a lockout contract by Metallurg Magnitogorsk
- 2004-09-06 • Signed to a lockout contract by HC Znojemsti Orli
- 2002-07-15 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the New Jersey Devils

Other memorable dates
- 2011-12-17 • Became the all-time goals leader of the New Jersey Devils (348 goals)
- 2011-02-19 • Scored his 800th NHL career point (at Carolina)
- 2009-12-12 • Scored his 300th NHL career goal (vs Brian Boucher vs Philadelphia)
- 2009-01-17 • Became the all-time points leader of the New Jersey Devils (702 pts)
- 2006-10-05 • Named Captain by the New Jersey Devils

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