- Michael Nuevirth Was the #1 star of the game with his first career shutout. He became the 23rd goalie in Capitals history to record a shutout.
- The Caps killed off all 5 Carolina power plays. The team has killed 36 of the 40 power plays they have faced this season.
- Nicklas Backstrom put the icing on the cake with 2 goals in the third period. The first was a put back of a Mike Knuble shot shot from the wing and the second was an empty net, shorthanded goal. It was the first shorty in Backstrom's career.
- The Caps dominated the face-off dot winning 41 of 59 draws. David Steckel led the way winning 13 and losing 4.
- Jeff Schultz was +2.
- Matt Bradley and Mike Green returned to the active lineup. Green was on power play duty only last game. Bradley led the Caps with 5 hits and Green led the team with 3 blocked shots.