- Mike Green got his 6th goal of the season and played a game high 34 minutes 3 seconds. He was targeted by the Pens and responded with the goal, 6 shots, 8 hits and 5 blocks.
- The penalty killers did well killing all 5 power plays they faced and Mike Knuble got the game tying goal shorthanded.
- Alexander Semin, Nicklas Backstrom, and Brooks Laich collected 1 assist each.
- The Pens blocked 23 Capitals shots and the Caps blocked 21 shot from Pittsburgh shooters.
- David Steckel was masterful in the face-off dot. He won 13 of his 17 draws. The team was less as effective winning 34 and losing 37.
- Michael Nuevirth stopped 25 of 27 shots in the game and 5 of 7 in the shootout.
- Great set up for the Winter Classic when the two team rematch outdoors in Pittsburgh.