Martin Erat can finally breathe.
With the Caps up 1-0 against New Jersey Saturday night, Erat found himself with the puck heading towards an empty net. Thank goodness he didn't miss.
You couldn't have scripted it any better.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-0 win over the New Jersey DevilsSaturday night at Verizon Center:
News and notes as the Capitals [26-23-9, 61 points] butt helmets with the New Jersey Devils [24-21-13, 61 points] tonight at VerizonCenter [8 p.m., CSN]: