Martin Erat facts for kids
Erat during his time with the Predators in 2005
|Born||August 28, 1981
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|National team||Czech Republic|
|NHL Draft||191st overall, 1999
Martin Erat (born August 28, 1981 in Třebíč, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Nashville Predators and the Washington Capitals. Martin also has an older brother named Roman who plays in the Czech Extraliga.
Before playing in the NHL, Erat played 3 seasons in the WHL 2 for the Saskatoon Blades and 1 for the Red Deer Rebels. Erat has also played 10 seasons with the Nashville Predators and 9 games with the Washington Capitals.
On March 4th, 2014, the Capitals traded Erat along with prospect John Mitchell to the Phoenix Coyotes for a 2015 4th round draft pick, Rostislav Klesla and Chris Brown.
- He was named the WHL Eastern Conference Player of the Month for November of 2000.
- He was named the WHL Player of the Week for November 13–19, 2000.
- He was named the NHL Third Star of the Week for November 12–17, 2007.
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