The disappointment has set in for the Capitals as they watch the playoffs from afar, and Brooks Laich believes it is the players' responsibility to win.
A banged up Capitals squad had an intense practice at Kettler in preparation for the Bruins on Saturday.
Backstrom, Laich, and Grabovski all skated.
As he stood in front of his locker on Thursday, Brooks Laich sounded like a man who honestly believes he will play again this regular season.
Or, in his words …
Brooks Laich’s future with Capitals has become as unpredictable as this month’s weather.