News and notes as the Capitals [14-12-2, 30 points] face off against the Nashville Predators [13-13-3, 29 points] tonight at VerizonCenter [7 p.m., CSN]:
Marty Erat has played in 732 NHL games and has 484 career points -- most of them as a top-six right wing with the Nashville Predators.
How much of an impression did Matt Hendricks leave on the Capitals in the three years he played here?
It’s a quieter Capitals locker room these days, now that Matt Hendricks has moved on.
No more barks of “Atta boy, Beags!”