There are some skilled players who operate like a hurricane, overwhelming their opponents with brute force. Others work like a steamroller, slowly but inevitably breaking down, running over, and crushing their opponents. Pat Elischer is more like a master surgeon, making precise incisions where he has to as part of a well-thought plan to expertly take apart his opponents' game plan. Nothing bleeds, nothing escapes, nothing gets infected. It's a systematic procedure: he steals the puck, he dangles some poor hapless opposing dope out of their skates, then he scores. Lather, rinse, repeat. Simply put, Pat is the most dominant player in Burton Hockey of the past six seasons and the greatest player ever in VRH. And it's not like he's a puckhog or trying to post big dumb stats or anything like that. He's incredibly unselfish on the rink; friendly and easy-going. He's just good. Really, terribly, insanely good. He can't help it. It just happens that way. It's very hard to balance teams when Pat plays because just putting him out there stacks the odds in his team's favor most of the time. Speed, stickhandling, accuracy, play reading; he does it all. He's already second in all-time VRH scoring after just two seasons. On a per-game basis, he's just marginally behind Robert Rogers as the all-time dominant scorer among Burton regulars. He's the second player ever to score 40 points in a session, and the only one to score 50. He's played eleven sessions; he's won nine. But, best of all, he remains humble, committed to the league, and one of the gang. It's hard to find the proper superlatives for Pat. 2010 was the best of his two years, where he led VRH players in scoring despite only playing half of the games in the season, and ran away with VRH's Most Outstanding Player Award (nearly taking MVP as well). It's scary to think of the future record book destruction that awaits us in the future, but we welcome it with great anticipation (assuming he returns from France sometime soon, anyway!). Pat Elischer is one of the best players ever in Burton Hockey. Awards: Most Outstanding Player - 2009, 2010 (VRH); Rookie of the Year - 2009 (tie); 1st All-Star - 2009, 2010 (VRH); Burton Championship Weekend Most Outstanding Player - 2010 Autumn; Burton Championship Weekend All-Star - 2010 Autumn.
Year GP GS G A PTS GPG APG PPG SPG SOG SPCT
2009 86 86 177 130 307 2.06 1.51 3.57 7.09 610 29.02
2010 137 137 338 171 509 2.47 1.25 3.72 7.85 1076 31.41
2012 5 5 16 6 22 3.20 1.20 4.40 9.80 49 32.65
Totals 228 228 531 307 838 2.33 1.35 3.68 7.61 1735 30.61
Year Total 1st (15) 2nd (10) 3rd (5)
2009 145 135 0 10
2010 250 240 10 0
2012 15 15 0 0
Totals 410 390 10 10

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Nicknames:
Rick, Ricky, Cake

Hometown:
Lions Bay, BC

Residence:
Vancouver, BC

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