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Patrik Elias
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: April 13, 1976  (AGE 39)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Trebic, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: NJD / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (51st overall)
Has goals in two straight Apr. 7-9 (2g)...Had points in a season-high (tie) three straight games Mar. 26-29 (1g-2a-3pts); also had points in three straight Jan. 9-16 (3a) & Oct. 9-14 (1g-2a-3pts)...Recorded points in back-to-back games six times, most recently Mar. 8-10 (2a)...Missed three games Mar. 14-20 (back spasms)...Appeared in 1,200th game Feb. 13 at Chi.; was 103rd player to reach the milestone...Scored 400th career goal Feb. 6 vs. Tor...Played in fourth All-Star Game Jan. 25 in Columbus; notched 2a...Had goals in back-to-back games Feb. 17-20 (2g)...Posted 1g-2a-3pts Jan. 6 vs. Buf., including 600th assist & 1,000th point of NHL career...Registered 2a Nov. 15 vs. Col...Missed four games Dec. 23-31 (mumps) & five games Dec. 8-15 (groin)...2013-14: Finished 2nd on NJ with 18g-35a-53pts Notched 16th career OT tally Jan. 30 at Dal.; is second in NHL history behind J. Jagr (19)...Posted 16th career SHG Mar. 7 at Det.; needs one SHG to tie J. Madden for first in NJ history.
EJC-A All-Star Team (1994) NHL All-Rookie Team (1998) NHL First All-Star Team (2001) Bud Light Plus/Minus Award (2001) (tied with Joe Sakic) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000, 2002, 2011) Signed as a free agent by Znojmo (CzRep), September 6, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (Russia), December 9, 2004. Missed majority of 2005-06 due to hepatitis-A virus.
Quote of the Day

I think everyone left it out there. Every game this season, regular season and playoffs, we played as hard as we could. We're not out of the playoffs right now because of lack of effort, and that's all that we can ask of each other.

— Predators defenseman Seth Jones after Nashville was eliminated by Chicago in Game 6 on Saturday