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Elias scored a third-period goal in Thursday's win over the Flyers.

Elias gave the Flyers a short-lived 4-3 lead, before Vincent Lecavalier answered for the tying score just 15 seconds later. At 38 years old, Elias is one of the elder statesmen of the Devils' aging forward corps, but he's still managed to stay relevant in deeper leagues the last few seasons. In addition to the goal, Elias finished with a two penalty minutes, eight faceoff wins, and a plus-2 rating over his 15:55 of ice time.

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Patrik Elias (upper body) should be back on Thursday.

Elias sustained the injury during Friday's game. He has 17 goals and 51 points in 62 contests this season.

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Patrik Elias (upper body) missed Monday's game.

The Devils were also without Adam Henrique, Jacob Josefson and Ryane Clowe. Coach Peter DeBoer stated on Monday that some of his injured forwards skated on Monday but would not say which ones. The Devils are hoping to have some of their forwards available Thursday.

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Patrick Elias scored a goal Sunday night as the Devils dropped Toronto by a score of 3-2.

The goal, his 17th of the year, brings his point total to 49 in 57 games this season, which is an impressive pace for the underrated veteran. Jonathon Merrill and Damien Brunner also found the back of the net for New Jersey in the victory.

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Patrik Elias had three assists in the Devils' 4-3 overtime victory on Thursday.

Elias has only been held off the scoresheet in one of the Devils' last four games. He has 16 goals and 48 points in 55 games in 2013-14.

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Patrik Elias scored a power-play goal in the Devils' 4-2 loss to Boston.

Elias has four goals and nine points in nine games in March. That bring him up to 45 points in 54 contests in 2013-14. He'll turn 38 in April, but he clearly has some gas left in the tank. Which is good news for the Devils, given that he's signed through 2015-16.

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Patrik Elias notched a goal and an assist in the Devils' 5-3 loss to the Panthers on Friday night.

Elias is on an absolute tear as of late, with these being his fourth goal and seventh assist in his past eight games. The cause of Elias' recent heroics? Right before his current streak of 11 points in eight games, his wife Petra gave birth to the couple's second daughter, Kaila Patricie Elias, on Feb 26.

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Patrik Elias racked up a goal and two assists for the Devils in Thursday's 5-2 win over Columbus.

The Olympian celebrated the birth of his second child with a spectacular game against a red hot Blue Jackets team. Adam Henrique registered a pair of goals in the win while Ryane Clowe and Jaromir Jagr also found the back of the net for the Devils.

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In case you noticed that Patrik Elias missed Wednesday's practice and are wondering why, it was because he was with his wife for the birth of their daughter.

Kaila Elias is their second child and, in the words of agent Allan Walsh, is "doing spectacular." Congratulations to the growing Elias family. He is still penciled in to play on Thursday.

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Patrik Elias revealed that the illness he dealt with during the Winter Olympics was bronchitis and the flu.

"Something was going around there because a few of the athletes got sick and I got a fever for four days, so I couldn't really breathe much and all that," Elias said. "I had bad bronchitis. It was the wrong time, but I'm happy to be back now and feeling well." Elias isn't expected to miss any playing time with the Devils as a result of what happened.