- Matt Bradley played in his 600th career NHL game.
- Mathieu Perrault got the Caps on the board first with an unassisted goal at 2:29 of the first period. He also picked up the first power play assist of his career when he chipped the puck to Mike Green who delivered an unbelievable pass to Mike Knuble for a slam dunk goal.
- Semyon Varlamov play exceptional in goal for the Capitals. He stopped 36 of 38 shots in the game and 11 for 11 with Montreal on the power play.
- The Capitals were 1 for 3 on the power play while the penalty killers were a perfect 6 for 6.