The NHL playoff picture is starting to come into focus.
The Washington Capitals are just a couple of wins from clinching the top spot in the East, but not every team is as lucky as the Caps.
The Edmonton Oilers have officially been eliminated from playoff contention and are looking to secure the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NHL Entry Draft.
Then there are those teams on the outside of the playoffs looking to grab that last spot. Unfortunately for some of those teams, they are turning it on a little too late to make the playoffs.
Here are the five teams that waited way too long to start playing great hockey.