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#21 capo

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 05:15 PM

I have nothing but love for #26.  Whenever I think about the #26 I remember back when he was wearing #22 and he actually asked to switch to #26.  I don't remember too many other Devils players switching from the team issue.  But Patrik did that.  Great Devil, he pesonifies what it meant to be a Devil during the 2000's.  Great two-way hockey and not the trap tag that everyone put on the team.  I'm going to miss Patrik Elias more than any other forward whose ever donned the jersey.  To me, it's he, Marty and Dano who represent Devils' hockey.  I hope he comes back.  He has a lot of hockey left in that body.


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#22 RizzMB30

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 05:51 PM

And how can you not love his awesome accent.  "You know, uhh, we tried pretty good der, and uh, Travis got the puck der and I just put it in der".


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 06:19 PM

In honor of #26!!!!  Devil Forever


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 06:27 PM

Come back Patty should be the chant tonight.

I love Elias and I never want to see him in another teams jersey.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 09:36 PM

He got a nice salute at the end of the game during his interview.

Boy I hope he returns.
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#26 DevsMan84

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 09:40 PM

He got a nice salute at the end of the game during his interview.

Boy I hope he returns.


Me too. Best devils forward ever.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 10:23 PM

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Elias appreciated the fans chanting his name after the game.

 

great job guys!


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 10:39 PM

@TGfireandice

Elias appreciated the fans chanting his name after the game.

 

great job guys!

 

Awesome, great job guys :)


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 10:45 PM

Where I'm at with this right now: "Oh please  :rolleyes: , the Devils will re-sign Elias. Right?...........Right?  :unsure: ................... :puke: "


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 10:51 PM

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A timely Thank you!

 

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:00 PM

Elias appreciated the fans chanting his name after the game when he was named one of the three stars and did an on-ice interview with MSG Network’s Deb Placey.

“That’s great,” Elias said. “They showed their appreciation and I was trying to my best job out there and the fans recognize that. So, it feels good. It always does.”

 

Something as simple as a few thousand fans chanting his name at the end of game can mean so much to a player. Shame Patty hasn't gotten more love throughout the years. Don't believe this is it. 


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:02 PM

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A timely Thank you!

 

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that's a great shot!


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:11 PM

See all this had the opposite effect on me, it made me more paranoid this was it and he was leaving.  I don't know why...maybe in some bizarro way the crowd reaction would tell him 'okay, your legacy's secure here, you can move on'.  PK would probably be able to put it better than me lol


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:15 PM

that's a great shot!

 

sometimes I get lucky ;-)


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:17 PM

I don't see it. Guys move on this late in their career because

 

1. They have never won a championship and want to chase a title

2. The team is rebuilding and wants to get younger (usually the player gets dealt before the deadline)

3. The team sucks and the player, who is still good, wants to play for a better team

4. The team knows the player is finished, but the player wants to keep playing 

 

I really don't see Elias going anywhere else or really wanting to play somewhere else. 


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:22 PM

See all this had the opposite effect on me, it made me more paranoid this was it and he was leaving.  I don't know why...maybe in some bizarro way the crowd reaction would tell him 'okay, your legacy's secure here, you can move on'.  PK would probably be able to put it better than me lol

 

...damn you, damn you to hell.  Now I can go back to being anxious and uneasy :lol:


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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:24 PM

I'm going to keep tonight's ticket stub in a plastic protective ticket holder till I know if he stays or not.


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#38 oconnellrules

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:28 PM

C'mon.

 

If you are a true Devils fan, this guy is like Marty. You love him and want him to be a top priority in FA. He is still producing.

 

hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm I'll say 2 years 9 million like Marty.

 

We've all taken this guy for granted at some point, but he is still playing so well at his age. He is sooooooooooooooooooooooo hockey smart its ridiculous.


Edited by oconnellrules, 25 April 2013 - 11:33 PM.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:36 PM

I don't see it. Guys move on this late in their career because

 

1. They have never won a championship and want to chase a title

2. The team is rebuilding and wants to get younger (usually the player gets dealt before the deadline)

3. The team sucks and the player, who is still good, wants to play for a better team

4. The team knows the player is finished, but the player wants to keep playing 

 

I really don't see Elias going anywhere else or really wanting to play somewhere else. 

 

Well three would definitely be a fear :P  But another way of putting my feeling is that maybe he sees after tonight it really isn't going to get any 'better' for him here than being serenaded off the ice after all he accomplished, that it only goes downhill from here especially with the team itself trending downward and him perhaps hitting some Marty-like years where the fans say **** your past accomplishments, you suck now (even if you don't suck, you're being judged against your own high standard).


Edited by NJDevs4978, 25 April 2013 - 11:42 PM.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 09:59 AM

sometimes I get lucky ;-)

 

I tried to 'set as desktop background' and got a huge heart instead lol, but a great shot. Love Patti, and hope he ends his career as a Devil


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