- Simeon Varlamov had a good first outting stopping all 20 shots he faced in the first period. Darren Machesney played the second and third periods giving up one goal on eleven shots and the goal against came with the Canes on a 5-on-3 power play.
- Matt Bradley scored a goal as did Mathieu Perrault.
- Viktor Kozlov had 2 assists and John Carlson, one of the Caps 2008 draft picks, recorded his first assist. Other players recording assists were Quintin Laing, Milan Jurcina, Alexandre Giroux, and Michael Nylander.
- The Carolina off-ice officials love to dole out the hit stats. They recorded 29 hits for the Caps and 42 for the Canes. No wonder Erik Cole was always among the league leaders in that stat.
- The Caps were 2 for 3 on the power play and allowed 1 goal on 6 Carolina attempts.
- The 3 Stars of the Game: 1. Fleischmann, 2. Varlamov, 3. Kozlov.