A recap of the March 17th, 2009 game between the Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers.
|- No scoring.|
|- 1, Washington Short-Handed Goal - Brooks Laich (18), from John Erskine at 5:46. Penalties - Shaone Morrisonn, Washington (holding), 4:22; Viktor Kozlov, Washington (holding), 10:12; Alexander Semin, Washington (interference), 13:11.|
|- 2, Washington Goal - Viktor Kozlov (12), from Michael Nylander and John Erskine at 2:36. 3, Washington Empty Net Goal - Mike Green (25), from Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin at 18:33. Penalties - Keith Ballard, Florida (holding the stick), 0:22; Tomas Fleischmann, Washington (interference), 6:26.|