- Alex Ovechkin put in a good effort with 8 shots on goal, 6 hits and 1 blocked shot. He even took 3 face-offs for Nicklas Backstrom who is playing with a broken thumb.
- Michal Neuvirth took the loss stopping 22 of the 28 shots he faced and got no run support whatsoever.
- Backstrom led the team with 3 blocked shots and had 5 shots on goal.
- Scott Hannan had another steady game on the blue line. He showed his veteran experience when he deftly broke up a Rangers 3-on-1 rush. He finished with 4 shots on goal, 1 hit and 1 takeaway.
- Brooks Laich had a tough luck game. The Caps forward was stellar in the face-off dot winning 8 of the 10 draws he took but was whistled for a double minor when he inadvertently hi sticked a Rangers defenseman while the Caps had the power play in the third period which effectively killed any momentum the Caps had left in the game.
- The Caps look to rebound in Long Island tomorrow.