Coyotes get Martin Erat from Capitals
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Phoenix Coyotes have had Martin Erat in their sights for a few years. Because he played for the Nashville Predators, a team they were always competing with, the Coyotes were never able to pull off a deal to bring him to the desert.
Once he went to Washington, and the Capitals were ready to trade the Czech forward, Phoenix jumped on the chance.
The Coyotes added what they hope will be a valuable scorer, acquiring Erat and forward John Mitchell from the Capitals ...
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