Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich is confident that the team will make the playoffs. The Capitals have two games remaining in their season and are currently tied with the Buffalo Sabres for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)

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Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich is confident that the team will make the playoffs. The Capitals have two games remaining in their season and are currently tied with the Buffalo Sabres for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)