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Patrik Elias

Born:April 13, 1976Draft:1994 Devils #51 Overall
Hometown:Trebic, Czech RepublicPosition:LW
Known For:2x Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:Czech Republic

Patrik Eliáš (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpatrɪk ˈɛlɪjaːʃ]; born 13 April 1976) is a Czech former professional hockey winger who played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the New Jersey Devils. Eliáš is the franchise’s all-time leader in points, goals and assists, and he holds the franchise records for the most points in a season (96) along with most career game-winning goals (79). Eliáš won the Stanley Cup twice with the Devils, in 2000 and 2003. He also ranks second in points by a Czech-born player in the NHL behind Jaromír Jágr. Internationally Eliáš represented the Czech national team in multiple tournaments, including four Winter Olympics and four World Championships, winning one Olympic bronze medal and two more at the World Championships.

Patrik Elias, New Jersey Devils, Hockey, Milestones
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  • Jersey (#26) was retired by the Devils in 2018
  • Captain of the Devils (2006-2007)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2000, 2002, 2011, 2015)
  • 2x Czech Player of the Year (2009, 2012)
  • 2x World Championship Bronze Medal (1998, 2011)
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Czech Republic (2008)
  • Olympic Bronze Medal (2006)
  • 2x Stanley Cup Champion (Devils – 2000, 2003)
  • NHL First All-Star Team (2001)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (1998)
  • AHL All-Star Game (1997)
  • Czech Bronze Medal (1994)
  • U18 EJC All-Star Team (1994)
  • U18 EJC Bronze Medal (1994)


  • All-time goals leader of the Devils (348 goals)
  • All-time points leader of the Devils (702 points)
  • Devils’ franchise record for most points in a season (96) and career game-winning goals (79)
  • Second in points by a Czech player in NHL history