Patrik Elias #26
Team: New Jersey Devils
Position: Left Wing
Height: 6' 1"
Born: Apr 13 '76 (Age 33)
Born in: Trebic, Czech Republic
NJD Season: 10th
NHL Season: 10th
Drafted: New Jersey's 2nd round choice, 51st overall, in 1994
Acquired: New Jersey's 2nd choice, 51st overall, in 1994 Entry Draft
Married Petra Volakova during the 2007 off-season…Returns home to Trebic, Czech Republic during the summer…Named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, August 2006…Participated in NBA’s Alonzo Mourning’s charity golf tournament in June 2004…Appeared on ESPN’s Cold Pizza in May 2004…Enjoys going to Broadway shows…Lists U2 and Depeche Mode as his favorite musical groups…Says he would be playing soccer if he were not in the NHL…Attended 2006 World Cup soccer matches in Germany…An avid golfer; lists Roger Federer, Michael Jordan and David Beckham as his dream foursome…In 2003, brought Stanley Cup to 8,000 fans in Znojmo, as well as to the mayor of his hometown of Trebic.