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Elias Has Work To Do

from the New York Times,
Sometime next summer, after his first season as the Devils’ captain, Patrik Elias would like to travel to Africa with his girlfriend. It will not be a leisure trip. Elias and his girlfriend, Petra Volakova, both natives of the Czech Republic, have work to do. Elias, a fluid and creative left wing, contracted hepatitis A while playing in Russia during the N.H.L. lockout in the 2004-5 season. He missed the Devils’ first 39 games last season while recovering from the illness. “If I would have had a vaccine I could have been saved,” Elias said Wednesday after practice.
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