- The Capitals suffered their 6th shut out of the year. In their previous 3 seasons they have only been shut out 8 times.
- The Washington power play continues to be dormant, going 0 for 2 this game and have just 1 power play goal in their last 4 games.
- The penalty kill returned form after a night off in Florida. The Caps stopped all 6 Tampa power plays which is a good job by they need to be killing fewer penalties. The Capitals have given the opposition 12 power plays in the last 2 games, that just too many.
- Boyd Gordon was back in the line up for the Capitals. He had missed 11 games due to foot injury.