Found October 10, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Before the Devils began this five-game road trip in Edmonton Monday night head coach Pete DeBoer said he thought Czech natives Patrik Elias and Jaromir Jagr “should” be able to develop some chemistry playing on a line with Dainius Zubrus. One of the positives of the first two games of the trip is that it’s looking like DeBoer was right. Jagr and Elias each had a goal and an assist in tonight’s 3-2 overtime loss in Vancouver after both also scored goals in Monday’s 5-4 shootout loss in Edmonton. “I thought they were very good again tonight” DeBoer said. Neither Jagr nor Elias was sure what to expect out of playing together. They had never played on the same line on the Czech national team and lasted only one period together in Friday’s 4-3 shootout loss to the Islanders. Elias is seeing progress though particularly tonight in the second half of a back-to-back set. “A little better today” Elias said. “I thought it was our best game because we were better on top of the puck. I ska...
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