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Martin Erat

34-Year-Old Right Wing – Free Agent

2014-15 NHL Stats

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9

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23

PP Pts

6

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-16

PIM

48

2015-16 NHL Projections

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 196   DOB: 8/28/1981   BORN: Trebic, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 7th Rd, #191 Overall in 1999   Show ContractHide Contract

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Became an unrestricted free agent in July 2015.

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Erat will suit up for the Czech Republic in the upcoming World Championships, reports Sarah McLellan of The Arizona Republic.

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Martin Erat NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 24 80 20 29 49 0 76 143 14.0 1 0 5 0 5
2006-07 25 68 16 41 57 13 50 132 12.1 3 1 5 0 5
2007-08 26 76 23 34 57 -3 40 163 14.1 6 0 4 0 4
2008-09 27 71 17 33 50 -7 48 149 11.4 3 0 18:34 3 11 14 3:19 36 18
2009-10 28 74 21 28 49 -7 50 168 12.5 2 0 17:59 5 9 14 2:47 48 36
2010-11 29 NHL NSH 64 17 33 50 14 22 135 12.6 3 0 18:06 7 8 15 3:02 57 21
2011-12 30 NHL NSH 71 19 39 58 12 30 107 17.8 3 1 18:29 5 13 18 2:53 52 37
2012-13 31 NHL NSH 36 4 17 21 -7 26 60 6.7 1 0 18:55 1 7 8 2:42 34 11
2012-13 31 NHL WAS 9 1 2 3 0 4 9 11.1 1 0 13:55 0 0 0 1:40 14 1
2013-14 32 NHL PHO 17 2 3 5 4 6 7 28.6 0 0 14:28 0 0 0 0:25 28 5
2013-14 32 NHL WAS 53 1 23 24 1 22 46 2.2 0 0 14:44 0 4 4 1:25 47 20
2014-15 33 NHL ARI 79 9 23 32 -16 48 91 9.9 1 0 15:52 3 3 6 1:40 96 25
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Martin Erat – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

15:52

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Martin Erat was on the ice for 15:52.

1:40

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Martin Erat was on the ice for 1:40 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 14:28 0:25
2013-14 14:44 1:25
2014-15 15:52 1:40

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Martin Erat 2014-15 NHL Game Log

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Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI

Martin Erat: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Erat picked up an assist on the Coyotes' lone goal Saturday in a 2-1 loss to the Ducks. He added one hit in the game.

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Erat picked up an assist Thursday in a 4-3 overtime win over the Sabres. He was plus-2 with three shots on the night.

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Erat (upper body) will play in Sunday's game against the Canucks, Craig Morgan of FOX Sports Arizona reports.

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Erat (upper body) appears likely to suit up Sunday against the Canucks, Craig Morgan of FOX Sports Arizona reports.

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Erat (upper body) will not play against the Penguins on Saturday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Erat (upper body) was absent from Friday's practice, Craig Morgan of FOX Sports Arizona reports.

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Erat suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's game against the Avalanche and will not return.

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Erat scored the Coyotes' only goal in Saturday's loss to the Bruins.

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Erat picked up an assist on the power play Thursday in a 4-3 loss to the Rangers. He added one shot, four hits, and two blocks in the game.

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Erat picked up an assist Saturday in a 4-2 loss to the Lightning. He was plus-1 and added four hits and a blocked shot in the contest.

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Erat scored a power-play goal Friday in a 4-2 loss to San Jose. He went minus-1, took two shots on net, and blocked one in the contest.

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Erat picked up an assist Tuesday in a loss to St. Louis. He also delivered three hits in the contest.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Erat had an entirely forgettable season in 2013-14, registering just three goals and 29 points in 70 games between Arizona and Washington. He is only two seasons removed from being a dependable 50-point scorer, but Erat has seen his ice time and performance crater since reaching the other side of 30. To wit: he skated just 14:28 per game after arriving in Arizona. With the departure of some of the Coyotes' skilled veteran forwards in the offseason, Erat may open the campaign among the team’s top six, but he will skating on thin ice if he can’t manage to be more productive.

2013-14

Erat played in 45 games last season, scoring five goals and notching 19 assists. He dislocated his elbow at the end of the season and opted not to have surgery and rehab the elbow on his own. He came to Washington in exchange for highly-touted prospect Filip Forsberg and played in just nine games. He has consistently been in the 45-points plus range for the last eight seasons and a down year in 2012-2013 may bump him down in drafts and make him a nice late round grab.

2012-13

Erat quietly went about his business last season, scoring a career-high 58 points which was also tops on the team. Furthermore, his plus-minus rating of plus-12 was third-best on the team -- not bad for a guy who routinely misses at least 10 games to injury every year. Erat may not be an elite scorer, but his consistency year-in and year-out make him very valuable in most fantasy formats where predictable outcomes are worth their weight in gold. Bottom line? You know what you�re getting with this guy. Draft accordingly.

2011-12

While far from one of the NHL's best players, Erat is without a doubt one of the most consistent. Last season, his sixth with the Predators, Erat posted 50 points (17G, 33A) in 64 games, following seasons of 49, 50, 57, 57 and 49 points, respectively. With Erat, what you see is what you get. You know he's going to miss 10-15 games every year to a varied assortment of injuries, and you know he'll wind up somewhere in the 50-55 point range. If there's room for a guy like this on your fantasy roster, by all means draft away.

2010-11

Over the course of a full season, Erat is about as steady as they come with six consecutive seasons of 50-ish points under his belt. Unfortunately, he will drive fantasy owners crazy with his lack of consistency from week to week - he can look unstoppable at times, then disappear for long stretches. The other area of concern for Erat is his frequent injuries, having missed an average of almost 10 games a season over the past four years. In 2009-10, he scored 49 points in 74 games, spending much of that time on the team's top line alongside Jason Arnott and Steve Sullivan. Looking ahead to next season, Erat will become the team's highest-paid player and coach Barry Trotz will no doubt use him accordingly. If he can stay healthy, and meshes well with new #1 center Matthew Lombardi, he might challenge the 60-point plateau, but don't count on it. He's a fairly safe bet for another 50-point season, but not much more.

2009-10

Erat is 28 now, so we pretty much know what he is. Last season in 71 games he scored 17 goals and put up 50 points. He looks primed to score about 20 goals and put up about 50 points again, and it should be noted his last five seasons he's put up double digit power play assists. As far as secondary scorers go, you can do worse than Erat, but you likely can do better as well.

2008-09

If Erat thought a lot was expected of him last season, he'll have to redefine his perspective in 2008-09. The Predators will lean on the young Czech to increase his offense in the upcoming season to make up for the likely loss of Alexander Radulov. Erat scored a career-best 23 goals in 2007-08 and coach Barry Trotz will expect him to fire even more shots on goal this season. A safe assumption would be that the Predators expect to see Erat in the 30-goal range for the first time in his career. He has that potential, but will have to work hard and change his style of play to a degree to reach that milestone. We wouldn't rule out a 25-goal, 65-point campaign for Erat, and both would be career highs.

2007-08

The Czech forward will enter his sixth full NHL season this year with Nashville. He posted a career-best 57 points in just 68 games last season. Erat will be expected to keep the production coming due to all the offense that was lost to free agency and trades during the off season. We expect Erat to slightly increase his goal production this season, but his overall point production will drop somewhat. A 20-goal 50-point campaign should be in order.

2006-07

Entering just his fifth NHL season, Erat posted career highs last year with 20 goals, 49 points and 16 points on the man-advantage. Erat has been slowly expanding his offensive role with the Preds over the last couple seasons, and it could reach its pinnacle this season with the personnel changes that have taken place. Erat could likely see a lot of playing time with Steve Sullivan and Jason Arnott as well as possibly seeing some time on the Predators’ top power-play unit. Erat will likely push the offensive bar another rung higher this season.

2005-06

Erat posted a more-than-respectable 49 points in 76 games in 2003-04 -- not bad for a 22-year-old in just his second full NHL season. If Sullivan ends up at center, Erat should find himself as the #2 left winger on the depth chart, with some nice linemates (perhaps even Sullivan himself) to help him reach the 50-point plateau.