Elias tested positive for mumps and was placed on IR on Friday.
Elias missed Tuesday’s game because he was being tested for mumps. His results came in on Friday and revealed that he does in fact have mumps and he will remain in isolation from the team until he has passed the infectious stage of the virus.
Elias missed practice on Monday and is being tested for mumps.
Elias has been bouncing in and out of the lineup as of late and now it looks like he could be heading into the Christmas break with mumps. He will be tested today and results usually take a few days to come in, so it would appear that he won’t play tomorrow.
Elias (groin) will return to the Devils lineup on Wednesday.
Elias has missed the last five games with a groin injury, but will be back in the lineup tonight vs. the Senators. Elias will skate on the second line with Travis Zajac and Martin Havlat. He has 11 points (3G / 9A) in 26 games this season.
The Devils have placed Patrik Elias (groin) on IR.
Elias will miss his second straight game and third of the last four because of a groin injury. His placement on IR is retroactive to December 6th, which means he is eligible to be activated on December 13th. They placed him on IR to make room for Reid Boucher to be recalled.
Elias suffered the groin injury in the Devils loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday. New Jersey will also be without Jaromir Jagr, who has the flu, leaving them with Scott Gomez, who made his season debut on Tuesday, as the only healthy member of their first line. They will recall a forward this afternoon.
Elias (undisclosed) left Tuesday’s game and did not return.
Elias was injured when he was hit by a teammate’s shot. Following the game, Scott Gomez said he believes that Elias suffered an elbow injury on the play. Head coach Pete DeBoer did not have an update on Elias following Tuesday’s loss.
Elias missed Tuesday's qualification game against Slovakia with an illness, but will be back in the lineup this afternoon. He will centre the third line with Martin Erat and Jakub Voracek on his wings.