The San Jose Sharks decisively defeated the Washington Capitals, 5 to 2, on January 7, 2012.

Final

WSH

Capitals

21-16-2

2

SJS

Sharks

23-11-4

5

Team

WSH

SJS

1

0

0

2

1

2

3

1

3

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

2nd period

WSH

SJS

Sharks

Jason Demers (EV) assisted by Jamie McGinn and Torrey Mitchell

0

1

Capitals

Dennis Wideman (PP) assisted by Troy Brouwer and Alexander Semin

1

1

Sharks

Brent Burns (PP) assisted by Dan Boyle and Patrick Marleau

1

2

3rd period

WSH

SJS

Capitals

Joel Ward (EV) assisted by Dennis Wideman and Jason Chimera

2

2

Sharks

Patrick Marleau (EV) assisted by Joe Thornton and Dan Boyle

2

3

Sharks

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (EV) assisted by Ryane Clowe and Patrick Marleau

2

4

Sharks

Torrey Mitchell (EV-EN) assisted by Dan Boyle and Michal Handzus

2

5