Devils Take Elias Off IR, Will Face Kings

New_Jersey_Elias_3The Devils look as though they’ll have a welcome face in the lineup tonight after activating Patrick Elias from injured reserve.

The 37-year-old has been in discomfort for a while, which began following a pregame nap prior to a 4-3 win over Boston on Oct. 26.

Elias awoke with back spasms, but gutted through to face the Bruins and, three nights later, a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay

Following the Lightning game, Elias was placed on IR (retroactively) and has since missed New Jersey’s last six games.

Source: Mike Halford, NBC Sports, Pro Hockey Talk

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