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PHT Morning Skate: Washington’s Erat problem

Oct 18, 2013, 8:10 AM EDT

Martin Erat AP

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Martin Erat is now a fourth line winger in Washington and that’s a bit of a problem for both him and the team. (Washington Post)

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You weren’t seeing things, Thursday night was a weird one in the NHL as Eric Duhatschek writes. (The Globe And Mail)

Evander Kane may be back in time to face the Blues tonight. (Winnipeg Free Press)

How bad is the Flyers offense? It’s the worst since 1964 Boston Bruins. (Broad St. Bull)

Tim Thomas says he has no grudges or regrets about how his time in Boston came to an end. You expected otherwise? (

Martin St. Louis discussed his injury following the Lightning’s win over the Wild. (Tampa Bay Times)

  1. jdvalk - Oct 18, 2013 at 9:13 AM

    Washington’s Erat problem is the guy who picked him up to begin with.

    • storminator16 - Oct 18, 2013 at 9:19 AM


  2. jpelle82 - Oct 18, 2013 at 10:40 AM

    well, at least forsberg isnt blowing the league away by any means…but he does have twice as many points as erat though.

    • vshehane - Oct 18, 2013 at 10:59 AM

      LOL, that’s a good spin on it. Believe me, we are very happy in Nashville with Forsberg’s play. He is a young guy and is going to nothing but get better. Good luck with Erat.

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