- In the loss Michal Neuvirth stopped 32 of 35 shots but looked a bit rusty in his first game back after having a shard of metal removed from his eye.
- Dennis Wideman was a force on the Caps back end and finished the game with 6 blocked shots and a +1 rating.
- Alex Ovechkin recorded his 29th goal of the season and had a team high 7 shots on goal.
- The Capitals special teams let them down in this one giving up a power play goal on 2 attempts and failing to score on 4 of their own chances.
- In his first appearance in a long time D.J. King chipped in an assist as did Alexander Semin, Scott Hannan, and Jason Chimera.