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Topic - Patrik Elias
Jagr has 681 goals and 1,007 assists in 1,391 career regular-season games with Pittsburgh, Washington, the New York Rangers, Philadelphia, Dallas and Boston.
More than two decades later, the former Pittsburgh right wing can help the Boston Bruins win their second title in three seasons.
Alex Ovechkin hadn't scored a hat trick in more than two years. Even as Washington Capitals teammate Joel Ward asked, "How often you expect him to score hat tricks?" it was hard to believe that the most recent one before Saturday came Jan. 22, 2011.
Goal-scoring isn't Ilya Kovalchuk's problem. Count 'em: 406 goals in 779 NHL regular-season games. That's what earned him a 15-year, $100 million contract with the New Jersey Devils.
The Stanley Cup finals are here at last, after 82 regular-season games and three rounds of playoffs, and the matchup is as unlikely they come. The sixth-seeded New Jersey Devils will take on the eighth-seeded Los Angeles Kings.
The Devils turned a stellar first nine minutes and an opportunistic final five into a stirring victory over the Rangers that moved New Jersey within one win of a trip to the Stanley Cup finals.
New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Montreal Canadiens forward Mike Blunden during a 5-3 win on Thursday.
Thousands packed a central square in Prague on Sunday to honor the memory of the three Czech hockey players who died in a plane crash that killed 43 people and wiped out a club in the top Russian league.
The New Jersey Devils found themselves in an eerily dark Prudential Center Monday morning, clearing out their lockers and heading home, a situation that the franchise had not experienced since 1996.
Andrew Gordon had a goal and assist for his first two NHL points, and the Washington Capitals earned their second straight victory by beating the New Jersey Devils 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Johan Hedberg made 30 saves for his 15th career shutout and the struggling New Jersey Devils stunned the NHL-leading Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night.
Zach Parise had a goal and an assist to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-3 preseason win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
"What's good is if you have a success as an individual and you don't accomplish anything as a team. That's what it's all about," Elias said Friday. "I think it's a learning process."
"It's fun. And you experience something special with your teammates and it doesn't take away your stats," Elias said. "It makes it a lot harder for the other teams to play against. You don't waste energy. You use energy for the right place, right things. And he'll be fine."