Patrik Elias

LW
  • Status: Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
  • Height: 6'1
  • Weight: 190 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 20 years
  • Birthdate: Apr 13, 1976
  • Birthplace: Trebic, CZE
  • Drafted: Drafted by New Jersey in 1994 (2/51).
Scouting Report
Assets:
Sees the ice rather well, is incredibly smart and has terrific hand/eye coordination. Has pretty good goal-scoring instincts and excellent puck-distribution skills. Can play both wing and center.
Flaws:
Isn't a physical player at all and can be accused of playing a peripheral game, at times. Has become more prone to injury over time, which has led to a bit of a decline in production.
Career Potential:
Versatile, savvy scoring forward in decline.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2002-03 (New Jersey), 1999-00 (New Jersey)
NHL Bud Light Plus/Minus Award 2000-01 (shared with Joe Sakic)
NHL First All-Star Team 2000-01
NHL All-Rookie Team 1997-98
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2010-11, 2001-02, 1999-00
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2006 (Czech Republic)