- Semyon Varlamov won his third game of the season. He stopped 26 of the 28 shots he faced and all 3 attempts in the shootout. His effort was good enough for the #3 Star of the Game.
- Alexander Semin score goal #18 on the season tying him for #2 in the NHL.
- The Capitals killed off all 3 Carolina power plays but failed to convert on their lone power play attempt.
- Eric Fehr, alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each had 1 assist each. Ovechkin has 22 assists on the season and is tied for second most in the NHL.
- Washington Dominated the face-offs winning 33 of the 55 draws but lost the one at the end of the third period that set up the tying goal.
- On the defensive end John Carlson had a strong game with 25:09 of ice time mainly against Carolina's #1 line. He put 4 shots on goal, delivered 4 hits along with 1 takeaway and 3 blocked shots.