- The Capitals have scored 3 or fewer goals in 12 consecutive games. They have a 6-2-4 record over those 12 games.
- Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin were the 1st and 2nd Stars of the game. Its good to see them leading the action again. Backstrom had 1 goal and 1 assist while Ovechkin had two assists.
- The Capitals dominated the face-off dot winning 34 and losing 21 draws. Boyd Gorden went 12-2 and Backstrom was 10-4. No Islander was above 47%.
- Mike Green led all players in ice time, 27:40, and blocked shots, 7.
- The Capitals stopped all 6 power plays they faced but could not covert on 2 of their own power plays.
- John Carlson picked up a secondary assist on the Backstrom goal.
- Scott Hannan was +1.