Capitals general manager George McPhee took a long look at his roster, saw the need for some additional scoring on the left wing, and identified Martin Erat as a possible solution.
The Capitals have acquired top-line winger Martin Erat and AHL center Michael Latta from the Nashville Predators in exchange for Capitals prospect Filip Forsberg, the 11th player taken in last yea
The Capitals were supposed to be finishing up their preseason schedule this weekend with home games against the Nashville Predators Friday night and the Detroit Red Wings Sunday.
The NHL announced today the cancellation of all September preseason games.
Former Washington Capitals defenseman Scott Hannan has agreed to one-year 1 million deal with the Nashville Predators.