Erat will not require surgery on his dislocated elbow, the Washington Times reports. Instead, he plans on the rehabbing the injury on his own. (Rotowire.com)
Recommendation: Of course, with the Capitals eliminated following Monday's Game 7 loss to the Rangers, Erat will have all offseason to rehab the injury, though he's expected to be fully recovered within a few weeks. Erat said he would have been available to play through the pain had the Capitals advanced to the second round.