21-11-3, 45 PTS
5
Final/OT
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22-12-3, 47 PTS
4

Team Stats

Shots on Goal
WSH
35
28
NYR
Hits
WSH
36
34
NYR
Faceoffs Won
WSH
26
26
NYR
Penalty Mins
WSH
6
10
NYR

Game Information

Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden
7:00 PM, December 23, 2008
  • New York, NY 10292
Attendance: 18,200
100%
Capacity: 18,006
  • Referees:
  • Chris Rooney
  • Kelly Sutherland
  • Linesmen:
  • Brian Murphy
  • Darren Gibbs
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1st Period
3:38Markus Naslund (13)
Assists: Nikolay Zherdev, Scott Gomez
00
11:04Michal Rozsival (5)
Assists: Chris Drury
01
11:15Ryan Callahan (10)
Assists: Chris Drury, Nigel Dawes
02
2nd Period
4:48Ryan Callahan (11)
Assists: Nigel Dawes, Chris Drury
04
12:35Alex Ovechkin (21)
Assists: Nicklas Backstrom
14
3rd Period
1:41Tomas Fleischmann (12) (Power Play)
Assists: Nicklas Backstrom, Brooks Laich
24
7:04Viktor Kozlov (8) (Power Play)
Assists: Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin
34
12:38Alex Ovechkin (22)
Unassisted
34
OT Summary
0:59Shaone Morrisonn (1)
Assists: Michael Nylander, Sean Collins
54

Shot Chart

nhl-court
  • Marc Staal credited with hit on Matt Bradley
  • Ryan Callahan credited with hit on Sean Collins
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Chris Drury shot blocked by Karl Alzner
  • Brandon Dubinsky credited with hit on Karl Alzner
  • Shot missed by Nigel Dawes(Wide of Net)
  • Brandon Dubinsky won faceoff against Viktor Kozlov
  • Daniel Girardi credited with hit on Alexandre Giroux
  • Brandon Dubinsky credited with hit on Alexandre Giroux
  • Shot on goal by Blair Betts (Wraparound 6 ft)
  • Takeaway by Dmitri Kalinin
  • Goal scored by Markus Naslund assisted by Nikolai Zherdev and Scott Gomez
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Marc Staal credited with hit on Alex Ovechkin
  • Shot missed by Brandon Dubinsky(Wide of Net)
  • Brandon Dubinsky credited with hit on Boyd Gordon
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Michael Nylander
  • Giveaway by Markus Naslund
  • Wade Redden credited with hit on Alexandre Giroux
  • Nigel Dawes credited with hit on Nicklas Backstrom
  • Brandon Dubinsky credited with hit on Bryan Helmer
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Boyd Gordon
  • Takeaway by Nikolai Zherdev
  • Shot on goal by Michal Rozsival (Slapshot 46 ft)
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Goal scored by Michal Rozsival assisted by Chris Drury
  • Goal scored by Ryan Callahan assisted by Chris Drury and Nigel Dawes
  • Shot on goal by Fredrik Sjostrom (Wristshot 21 ft)
  • Takeaway by Marc Staal
  • Colton Orr shot blocked by Sean Collins
  • Lauri Korpikoski credited with hit on Michael Nylander
  • Penalty to Nikolai Zherdev 2 minutes for Charging Tyler Sloan
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Brooks Laich
  • Blair Betts won faceoff against Michael Nylander
  • Shot missed by Dmitri Kalinin(Wide of Net)
  • Shot on goal by Ryan Callahan (Wristshot 11 ft)
  • Aaron Voros credited with hit on Milan Jurcina
  • Takeaway by Lauri Korpikoski
  • Paul Mara credited with hit on Alexandre Giroux
  • Shot on goal by Scott Gomez (Wristshot 18 ft)
  • Brandon Dubinsky won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Boyd Gordon
  • Giveaway by Nikolai Zherdev
  • Nikolai Zherdev credited with hit on Sean Collins
  • Ryan Callahan shot blocked by Nicklas Backstrom
  • Nigel Dawes shot blocked by Viktor Kozlov
  • Shot on goal by Marc Staal (Slapshot 26 ft)
  • Shot missed by Brandon Dubinsky(Hit Goalpost)
  • Shot missed by Marc Staal(Wide of Net)
  • Blair Betts shot blocked by Shaone Morrisonn
  • Blair Betts credited with hit on Michael Nylander
  • Lauri Korpikoski credited with hit on Alexandre Giroux
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Brooks Laich
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Goal scored by Ryan Callahan assisted by Nigel Dawes and Chris Drury
  • Takeaway by Chris Drury
  • Shot on goal by Ryan Callahan (Slapshot 22 ft)
  • Ryan Callahan credited with hit on Boyd Gordon
  • Paul Mara shot blocked by Sean Collins
  • Shot missed by Fredrik Sjostrom(Wide of Net)
  • Takeaway by Brandon Dubinsky
  • Shot on goal by Brandon Dubinsky (Wristshot 10 ft)
  • Wade Redden shot blocked by Michael Nylander
  • Brandon Dubinsky won faceoff against Brooks Laich
  • Shot on goal by Michal Rozsival (Slapshot 51 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Michal Rozsival (Slapshot 29 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Michal Rozsival (Slapshot 35 ft)
  • Markus Naslund shot blocked by Milan Jurcina
  • Scott Gomez credited with hit on Nicklas Backstrom
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Michael Nylander
  • Michal Rozsival credited with hit on Alexandre Giroux
  • Shot missed by Aaron Voros(Hit Goalpost)
  • Aaron Voros credited with hit on Tomas Fleischmann
  • Blair Betts won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Shot on goal by Colton Orr (Backhand 16 ft)
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Michael Nylander
  • Shot on goal by Nikolai Zherdev (Wristshot 17 ft)
  • Ryan Callahan credited with hit on Shaone Morrisonn
  • Brandon Dubinsky won faceoff against Boyd Gordon
  • Penalty to Fredrik Sjostrom 2 minutes for Tripping Matt Bradley
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Brooks Laich
  • Brandon Dubinsky credited with hit on Alex Ovechkin
  • Daniel Girardi credited with hit on Eric Fehr
  • Shot on goal by Scott Gomez (Wristshot 15 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Scott Gomez (Wristshot 10 ft)
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Boyd Gordon
  • Shot on goal by Paul Mara (Snapshot 30 ft)
  • Shot missed by Markus Naslund(Wide of Net)
  • Penalty to Michal Rozsival 2 minutes for Hooking Bryan Helmer
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Michael Nylander
  • Shot on goal by Scott Gomez (Wristshot 20 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Nikolai Zherdev (Slapshot 13 ft)
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Dave Steckel
  • Nikolai Zherdev shot blocked by Bryan Helmer
  • Takeaway by Nikolai Zherdev
  • Shot missed by Michal Rozsival(Wide of Net)
  • Shot on goal by Nikolai Zherdev (Wristshot 19 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Markus Naslund (Backhand 10 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Brandon Dubinsky (Wristshot 25 ft)
  • Shot missed by Chris Drury(Wide of Net)
  • Shot on goal by Nikolai Zherdev (Wristshot 15 ft)
  • Daniel Girardi credited with hit on Alex Ovechkin
  • Penalty to Blair Betts 2 minutes for Kneeing Nicklas Backstrom
  • Brandon Dubinsky won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Shot missed by Brandon Dubinsky(Wide of Net)
  • Shot missed by Scott Gomez(Wide of Net)
  • Markus Naslund credited with hit on Michael Nylander
  • Shot missed by Nigel Dawes(Wide of Net)
  • Shot on goal by Chris Drury (Wristshot 13 ft)
  • Shot missed by Ryan Callahan(Wide of Net)
  • Brandon Dubinsky won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Penalty to Daniel Girardi 2 minutes for Tripping Viktor Kozlov
  • Chris Drury won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Marc Staal credited with hit on Alex Ovechkin
  • Shot missed by Brandon Dubinsky(Wide of Net)
  • Dmitri Kalinin credited with hit on Boyd Gordon
  • Markus Naslund credited with hit on Andrew Gordon
  • Shot missed by Daniel Girardi(Over Net)
  • Nigel Dawes credited with hit on Karl Alzner
  • Shot missed by Ryan Callahan(Wide of Net)
  • Nikolai Zherdev shot blocked by Shaone Morrisonn
  • Shot missed by Nikolai Zherdev(Wide of Net)
  • Paul Mara shot blocked by Tyler Sloan
  • Lauri Korpikoski credited with hit on Andrew Gordon
  • Shot on goal by Ryan Callahan (Wristshot 21 ft)
  • Takeaway by Nigel Dawes
  • Brandon Dubinsky won faceoff against Boyd Gordon
  • Dmitri Kalinin credited with hit on Dave Steckel
  • Nigel Dawes credited with hit on Alex Ovechkin
  • Scott Gomez won faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom
  • Marc Staal credited with hit on Alex Ovechkin
  • Shot missed by Marc Staal(Wide of Net)
  • Ryan Callahan credited with hit on Sean Collins
  • Boyd Gordon won faceoff against Scott Gomez
  • Stoppage - Icing
  • Takeaway by Alex Ovechkin
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Snapshot 17 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Shot missed by Alex Ovechkin(Wide of Net)
  • Stoppage - Icing
  • Stoppage - Puck in Bench
  • Michael Nylander won faceoff against Brandon Dubinsky
  • Alexandre Giroux credited with hit on Lauri Korpikoski
  • Tyler Sloan credited with hit on Nikolai Zherdev
  • Stoppage - Icing
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Shot missed by Alex Ovechkin(Wide of Net)
  • Tyler Sloan credited with hit on Aaron Voros
  • Stoppage - Icing
  • Shot on goal by Alexandre Giroux (Wristshot 15 ft)
  • Alexandre Giroux credited with hit on Wade Redden
  • Takeaway by Viktor Kozlov
  • Shot missed by Alex Ovechkin(Over Net)
  • Andrew Gordon credited with hit on Paul Mara
  • Giveaway by Brooks Laich
  • Andrew Gordon shot blocked by Paul Mara
  • Shot on goal by Matt Bradley (Wristshot 17 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Dave Steckel credited with hit on Wade Redden
  • Dave Steckel credited with hit on Nigel Dawes
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Stoppage - Visiting Team Timeout
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Brandon Dubinsky
  • Shot missed by Alex Ovechkin(Wide of Net)
  • Alex Ovechkin credited with hit on Marc Staal
  • Shaone Morrisonn credited with hit on Colton Orr
  • Takeaway by Michael Nylander
  • Stoppage - TV Timeout
  • Brooks Laich shot blocked by Daniel Girardi
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Wristshot 19 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Slapshot 39 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Wristshot 36 ft)
  • Shot missed by Eric Fehr(Wide of Net)
  • Penalty to Eric Fehr 2 minutes for Hooking Michal Rozsival
  • Shot on goal by Bryan Helmer (Slapshot 34 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Michael Nylander (Backhand 8 ft)
  • Takeaway by Boyd Gordon
  • Nicklas Backstrom credited with hit on Chris Drury
  • Shot missed by Alex Ovechkin(Hit Goalpost)
  • Alex Ovechkin credited with hit on Wade Redden
  • Shot on goal by Michael Nylander (Wristshot 15 ft)
  • Takeaway by Eric Fehr
  • Shot missed by Andrew Gordon(Wide of Net)
  • Shot missed by Shaone Morrisonn(Wide of Net)
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Brandon Dubinsky
  • Milan Jurcina shot blocked by Fredrik Sjostrom
  • Nicklas Backstrom credited with hit on Wade Redden
  • Stoppage - Puck in Netting
  • Boyd Gordon won faceoff against Scott Gomez
  • Shot on goal by Boyd Gordon (Wristshot 22 ft)
  • Milan Jurcina credited with hit on Nigel Dawes
  • Alex Ovechkin shot blocked by Michal Rozsival
  • Bryan Helmer credited with hit on Fredrik Sjostrom
  • Shot on goal by Alexandre Giroux (Tip-In 12 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Sean Collins (Slapshot 48 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Eric Fehr (Slapshot 17 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Brooks Laich credited with hit on Michal Rozsival
  • Stoppage - Puck in the Crowd
  • Boyd Gordon won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Dave Steckel credited with hit on Wade Redden
  • Stoppage - Puck in the Crowd
  • Michael Nylander won faceoff against Brandon Dubinsky
  • Brooks Laich credited with hit on Brandon Dubinsky
  • Stoppage - TV Timeout
  • Penalty to Tyler Sloan 2 minutes for Hooking Lauri Korpikoski
  • Dave Steckel won faceoff against Scott Gomez
  • Stoppage - Puck in Bench
  • Tyler Sloan credited with hit on Dmitri Kalinin
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Snapshot 16 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Wristshot 9 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Alexandre Giroux credited with hit on Daniel Girardi
  • Takeaway by Tomas Fleischmann
  • Takeaway by Brooks Laich
  • Stoppage - Net Off Moorings
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Wristshot 10 ft)
  • Alex Ovechkin credited with hit on Wade Redden
  • Sean Collins shot blocked by Wade Redden
  • Alex Ovechkin shot blocked by Daniel Girardi
  • Shot on goal by Nicklas Backstrom (Wristshot 20 ft)
  • Goal scored by Alex Ovechkin assisted by Nicklas Backstrom
  • Shot missed by Milan Jurcina(Wide of Net)
  • Shot on goal by Milan Jurcina (Slapshot 43 ft)
  • Brooks Laich credited with hit on Dmitri Kalinin
  • Sean Collins credited with hit on Nigel Dawes
  • Shot on goal by Andrew Gordon (Slapshot 28 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Shaone Morrisonn (Wristshot 34 ft)
  • Shot missed by Alex Ovechkin(Wide of Net)
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Slapshot 37 ft)
  • Shot missed by Tyler Sloan(Wide of Net)
  • Viktor Kozlov shot blocked by Paul Mara
  • Stoppage - Puck in Netting
  • Dave Steckel credited with hit on Wade Redden
  • Matt Bradley shot blocked by Daniel Girardi
  • Shot on goal by Tomas Fleischmann (Wristshot 21 ft)
  • Alex Ovechkin credited with hit on Marc Staal
  • Shot missed by Alex Ovechkin(Wide of Net)
  • Shot missed by Alexandre Giroux(Wide of Net)
  • Karl Alzner credited with hit on Lauri Korpikoski
  • Penalty to Milan Jurcina 2 minutes for Hooking Scott Gomez
  • Dave Steckel won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Blair Betts
  • Shot on goal by Brooks Laich (Slapshot 35 ft)
  • Goal scored by Tomas Fleischmann (Power Play) assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Tyler Sloan credited with hit on Ryan Callahan
  • Shot on goal by Boyd Gordon (Wristshot 71 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Scott Gomez
  • Alex Ovechkin shot blocked by Michal Rozsival
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Brooks Laich won faceoff against Brandon Dubinsky
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Brooks Laich won faceoff against Blair Betts
  • Viktor Kozlov credited with hit on Blair Betts
  • Shot on goal by Alexandre Giroux (Wristshot 13 ft)
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Scott Gomez
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Wristshot 7 ft)
  • Stoppage - Puck Frozen
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Brandon Dubinsky
  • Shot on goal by Dave Steckel (Wristshot 39 ft)
  • Stoppage - TV Timeout
  • Nicklas Backstrom won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Shot on goal by Brooks Laich (Slapshot 35 ft)
  • Shot missed by Nicklas Backstrom(Wide of Net)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Wristshot 19 ft)
  • Stoppage - Home Team Timeout
  • Goal scored by Viktor Kozlov (Power Play) assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin
  • Michael Nylander won faceoff against Scott Gomez
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Dave Steckel won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Matt Bradley credited with hit on Dmitri Kalinin
  • Stoppage - Puck in Bench
  • Takeaway by Viktor Kozlov
  • Brooks Laich shot blocked by Blair Betts
  • Nicklas Backstrom credited with hit on Dmitri Kalinin
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Brooks Laich won faceoff against Scott Gomez
  • Shaone Morrisonn credited with hit on Scott Gomez
  • Takeaway by Alex Ovechkin
  • Goal scored by Alex Ovechkin
  • Michael Nylander won faceoff against Brandon Dubinsky
  • Stoppage - Puck Frozen
  • Dave Steckel won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Milan Jurcina credited with hit on Nigel Dawes
  • Bryan Helmer shot blocked by Michal Rozsival
  • Alexandre Giroux credited with hit on Daniel Girardi
  • Takeaway by Michael Nylander
  • Shot on goal by Alex Ovechkin (Wristshot 20 ft)
  • Tyler Sloan shot blocked by Michal Rozsival
  • Shot missed by Bryan Helmer(Wide of Net)
  • Shot on goal by Bryan Helmer (Wristshot 24 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Dave Steckel credited with hit on Dmitri Kalinin
  • Karl Alzner credited with hit on Fredrik Sjostrom
  • Bryan Helmer credited with hit on Nigel Dawes
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Boyd Gordon won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Viktor Kozlov credited with hit on Nikolai Zherdev
  • Dave Steckel credited with hit on Scott Gomez
  • Stoppage - Puck Frozen
  • Boyd Gordon won faceoff against Chris Drury
  • Goal scored by Shaone Morrisonn assisted by Michael Nylander and Sean Collins
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