3 Stars of the Game
1. Lightning C Nate Thompson: Set up Ryan Malone's winning goal, blocked four shots and won 11 of 18 faceoffs.
2. Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin: Scored one goal and set up another during 27 dynamic shifts. Added four hits and took five shots.
3. Lightning LW Sean Bergenheim: Set the tone early with a first-period goal and pestered Capital players all over the ice.