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Coyotes acquire forward Martin Erat from Capitals

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Acquired by the Capitals at last season's trade deadline, Martin Erat had one goal and 24 points in 53 games this season.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Phoenix Coyotes have acquired forwards Martin Erat and John Mitchell in a trade with the Washington Capitals.

The Coyotes sent forward Chris Brown, defenseman Rostislav Klesla and a fourth-round selection in the 2015 draft to Washington to complete the deal on Tuesday.

The NHL trade deadline is Wednesday afternoon.

The 32-year-old Erat has one goal, 23 assists and 22 penalty minutes in 53 games with the Capitals this season.

Brown and Klesla will report to Hershey of the American Hockey League.

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