- Prior to the game Mathieu Perreault, Jay Beagel, and Dany Sabourin were recalled from Hershey due to injuries to Marcus Johansson, Boyd Gordon and Seymon Varlamov.
- Alexander Semin recorded the 4th hat trick of his career. He scored on a slap shot, wrist shot and a backhander.
- Alex Ovechkin recorded 6 shots on goal giving him 2,200 in his career. He is already 3rd on the Capitals All-Time shots on goal list behind Mike Gartner and Peter Bondra. His big contribution last night was his physical play. He delivered 9 hits including 3 devastating body checks that definitely left a mark.
- Brooks Laich played in his 400th game as a Capital. He was +2 on the night with 6 shots on goal, 2 hits and he went 5-0 in the face-off dot.
- The Capitals, as a team, were much better on face-offs winning 41 of 61 draws.
- The team leaves on its first extended road trip starting Wednesday in Carolina.