- Viktor Kozlov collected an assist on Tomas Fleischmann's goal for the 500th point in his NHL career.
- Brooks Laich scored on the Cap's only power play attempt. He deflected an Alex Ovechkin shot past the New Jersey net minder. The Caps killed off both of New Jersey's power play attempts.
- Mike Green picked up 2 assists in the game and 5 points in the last three games.
- Ovechkin has scored a goal in 3 consecutive games. His goal was the 6th empty net goal in his career.
- John Erskine blocked 5 shots in the effort. Brooks Laich and Dave Steckel each blocked 4.
- The Capitals head back to Newark tonight to face the Devils on the back half of the home-and-home.