The Washington Capitals decisively defeated the New York Islanders, 5 to 2, on December 4, 2008.

Final

NYI

Islanders

10-13-2

2

WSH

Capitals

14-9-3

5

Team

NYI

WSH

1

1

2

2

1

0

3

0

3

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Alex Ovechkin (PP) assisted by Milan Jurcina and Brooks Laich

0

1

Capitals

Viktor Kozlov (PP) assisted by Bryan Helmer and Sami Lepisto

0

2

Islanders

Mark Streit (PP) assisted by Doug Weight and Bill Guerin

1

2

2nd period

NYI

WSH

Islanders

Trent Hunter (EV) assisted by Andy Sutton

2

2

3rd period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Donald Brashear (EV) assisted by Karl Alzner and Milan Jurcina

2

3

Capitals

Eric Fehr (PP) assisted by Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin

2

4

Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom (EV-EN) assisted by Alex Ovechkin

2

5