Florida Panthers v Washington Capitals

They needed one point against a disappointing rival to clinch their first playoff appearance in 11 seasons...  and laid an egg, getting in only because Buffalo lost to Philadelphia too

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 5: Puck bounces around in net after Alexander Semin’s #28 of the Washington Capitals fourth goal during a NHL hockey game against the Jose Theodore #60 Florida Panthers on April 5, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Alexander Semin;Jose Theodore