The regular season ended on Saturday and after 82 grueling games, the Caps have a new challenge in front of them: the playoffs.
Down to the last week of the regular season, and the Caps' postseason future has yet to be decided.
For much of the season, the Capitals have looked like they were in a comfortable position to make the playoffs.
A few weeks ago, the playoff field in the Eastern Conference looked set. Now, thanks to Andrew Hammond and the Ottawa Senators, that's no longer the case.