- Alexander Semin is now second in the NHL with 17 goals on the season. The hat trick was his third of the season and second against the Lightning. He set a Capitals record with the fast hat trick in team history. The mark was formerly held by Peter Bondra.
- Marcus Johansson had his fist multiple point game of his career. I think he has a few more in his future.
- The Capitals dominated the face-off dot winning 55% of the draws. The Caps have been at 50% or higher in face-off percentage for the last 11 straight games.
- Alex Ovechkin collected 2 power play assists as the Caps scored on 2 of 4. The penalty killers did not allow a goal on 5 Tampa attempts including a lengthy 5-on-3.
- Brooks Laich, Matt Hendricks, and Brian Fahey picked up 1 assist apiece. For Fahey it was the first point in his NHL career.