- Michael Nuevirth continued his solid play in the Capitals net. He stopped 27 of the 29 shots he faced and improved his record to 7-3-0 with a 2.15 GAA and 0.926 save percentage. He is tied for the NHL league lead in wins.
- Alex Ovechkin had 2 goals and 1 assist on the night giving him 59 multiple goal games in his career.
- Congratulations to Mike Knuble who played in his 900th career NHL game.
- Other multiple point getters on the night: Nicklas Backstrom had 1 goal and 3 assists, Alexander Semin with 1 goal and 2 assists, and Mike Green with 1 goal and 2 assists.
- The Caps dormant power play came to life going 3 for 4 and the penalty kill was perfect in 6 attempts including a lengthy 5-on-3 at the end of the second period.
- Brooks Laich and Jason Chimera each had an assist in the game.