With a week to go before the deadline, the veteran forward is still hoping to be traded.
The gold medal was just awarded in Sochi but the debate on whether NHLers should continue playing in the Olympics is at full steam.
Despite numerous signs that the first-round pick may finally arrive in North America this spring, GM George McPhee says that's "not my expectation".
The Caps have told the star winger to stay with his family as long as he needs.
During Sunday's broadcast analyst Joe Micheletti said that General Manager George McPhee told him that Washington would have 10 more points with better goaltending this season.
Tom Wilson will stay with the Capitals, rather than take part in the World Junior Championships in Sweden
The Caps brought Martin Erat in when they needed a top-six forward because of injuries, but never found where he fit within a healthy roster.
After his trade request, Martin Erat will continue practicing and, if needed, playing with the Capitals.
The Caps' general manager doesn't want to see overtime extended or include a 3-on-3 format.
When will the defensive prospect appear in a game with the Capitals?