McPhee's Deals Could Determine Caps' FateThey didn’t pay dividends in last night’s loss, but Caps general manager George McPhee’s three deals before the NHL trading deadline were pretty sensible.
Capitals Trade Martin Erat to Coyotes for Rostislav KleslaThe Washington Capitals have traded forwards Martin Erat and John Mitchell to the Phoenix Coyotes as the NHL trade deadline looms.
Alzner Not Thinking of Erat Any Differently for Requesting TradeKarl Alzner told Lavar and Dukes he doesn't think of Martin Erat any differently, as a person or teammate, one day after reports surfaced that Erat requested to be traded from the Washington Capitals.
Alzner: Locker Room Not Awkward After Erat Trade RequestKarl Alzner told Lavar and Dukes he doesn't think of Martin Erat any differently, as a person or teammate, one day after reports surfaced that Erat requested to be traded from the Washington Capitals.
Capitals Outlast Jets Behind Erat's Shootout WinnerMartin Erat scored the winner in the sixth round of the shootout and the Washington Capitals escaped with a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
McPhee and Erat See Eye-to-Eye on Trade, Playoff ExpectationsThe Capitals’ trade with Nashville for winger Martin Erat just before Wednesday’s trade deadline might not seem that big a deal as, say, the Rangers’ trade of underachieving three-time 40-goal scorer Marian Gaborik, but could prove to be quite consequential for Washington.
Caps Deal Top Prospect to Nashville for Erat at DeadlineThe Washington Capitals have dealt top prospect Filip Forsberg at the deadline in return for right-winger Martin Erat of the Nashville Predators.