- Nylander's 2 assists gives him 5 points in the preseason which leads all Capitals. He also leads the team in +/- rating with a plus-3.
- Returning from a slight ankle sprain, Nicklas Backstrom recored an assist in his first action this preseason.
- Viktor Kozlov left the game in the first period with an apparent groin injury.
- Shaone Morrisonn and David Steckel assisted on Ovechkin's shorthanded goal. Ovechkin has not scored a regular season shorthanded goal since his rookie season when he had 3.
- Donald Brashear got into a fight with Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond of the Devils that lasted as long as that name. A good bout with the edge to Brashear for drawing blood.