Marty Erat has asked for a trade, but will anyone be willing to take on his $4.5 million cap hit?
The Capitals lost a key forward when Mikhail Grabovski re-injured his left ankle in Thursday night's 5-4 win over the Florida Panthers.
The Capitals are closing in on deadline day. Will they deal Marty Erat? What is their greatest need?
Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night in the Caps' 5-4 win over Florida.
The Capitals beat the Panthers 5-4 on Thursday night, but Mike Green almost scored another on a breakaway. Tim Thomas made the save from his back.