Patrik Elias

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 06: Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his third period assist which was also his 1000th NHL point against the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center on January 6, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Sabres 4-1. Elias also recorded his 600th NHL assist during the night. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elias, Devils Snap 6-Game Skid With 3-2 Shootout Win Over Habs

Jacob Josefson and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils snapped a season-high six-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night.

04/03/2015

Jordin Tootoo #20 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 8, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New Jersey Devils went 1-1-1 on their three-game, three time-zone road trip to remain at NHL .500 with a 29-29-11 overall record.

03/16/2015

Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes the third-period save during the game against the Edmonton Oilers at Prudential Center on February 9, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

After matching their season-high three-game winning streak, the New Jersey Devils have dropped two in a row for the first time in more than a month.

02/10/2015

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 09: Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes the third period save on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #93 of the Edmonton Oilers at the Prudential Center on February 9, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Oilers defeated the Devils 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Drop Second Straight, Fall To Oilers

Nail Yakupov shook off an early mid-ice collision and scored a game-winning power-play goal in the second period to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

02/10/2015

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 06:  Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils scores his 400th career goal at 1:23 of the second period against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Prudential Center on February 6, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elias Scores 400th Career Goal As Devils Skate To 4-1 Win Over Leafs

Patrik Elias scored his 400th career goal and the New Jersey Devils sent the Toronto Maple Leafs to a franchise-record 11th straight loss, 4-1 Friday night.

02/06/2015

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 28: Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his shootout goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Prudential Center on January 28, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Maple Leafs 2-1 in the shootout.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elias, Jacobsen Score In Shootout To Give Devils Win Over Leafs

Jacob Josefson and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied late to beat Toronto 2-1 on Wednesday night, extending the Maple Leafs’ losing streak to a season-high seven games.

01/29/2015

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils in action against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on January 19, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Scott Gomez On Devils: ‘I’m Telling You, We’ll Make It Interesting’

With less than half the season to go, the New Jersey Devils are in danger of missing the playoffs for the third straight year and for the fourth time in five.

01/28/2015

Travis Zajac (center) of the New Jersey Devils is congratulated by Martin Havlat, left, and Adam Larsson after he scored a goal in the third period against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on Jan. 19, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New Jersey Devils head to the NHL All-Star break after winning two of three on their California road trip.

01/20/2015

Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at Prudential Center on January 6, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Elias recorded his 600th NHL assist and his 1000th NHL point during the game. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New Jersey Devils have not had a lot to celebrate this season, but Patrik Elias had a memorable week, reaching a milestone and being selected to his fourth All-Star Game.

01/12/2015

John Tavares of the New York Islanders skates with the puck in the first period against the Washington Capitals during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 29, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders’ Top Line Woes Are Fixable, But A Trade Is A Last Resort

What is of particular concern to the Islanders is that the third spot on their top line has been a revolving door for much of the season. The solution has yet to prevent itself.

01/09/2015

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 06: Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his third period assist which was also his 1000th NHL point against the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center on January 6, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Sabres 4-1. Elias also recorded his 600th NHL assist during the night. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elias Reaches 1,000 With 3-Point Game, Devils Cut Down Sabres 4-1

Patrik Elias had a goal and two assists to reach 1,000, NHL points, and the New Jersey Devils beat the struggling Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Tuesday night.

01/07/2015

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils leads the back as they celebrate Jaromir Jagr's goal in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 3, 2015 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New Jersey Devils have gone just 2-3-0 since making their coaching change during the Christmas break, but the oldest Devil rang in the New Year by making NHL history.

01/05/2015

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals takes a penalty shot against Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils during their game at Prudential Center on December 20, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New Jersey Devils split a pair of shootouts, but ended up on the wrong end of two shutouts in going 1-2-1 this past week.

12/22/2014

Ottawa’s David Legwand, left, watches a shot by Kyle Turris go past Devils goalie Cory Schneider during the first period at the Prudential Center on Dec. 17, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Struggling Devils Take Exception To The Boos At The Prudential Center

The Devils are winless in their last five games (0-3-2) and have won just twice since Nov. 22 (2-7-4). On Wednesday night they heard it from their disgruntled fan base, getting booed during a 2-0 loss to visiting Ottawa.

12/18/2014

John Tavares (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

7 Local Athletes Who Haven’t Been Themselves This Season

There’s usually at least one underperformer on every team, whether it’s because he’s failed to live up to the hype, regressed or just been going through a rough patch. Here are seven from the local teams.

12/10/2014

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