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Monday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Blue Jackets Game 6 Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Capitals have a chance to close out the series tonight. Focus, lads.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of Game 6 from Vogs (plus game notes), Fox Sports, NoVa Caps and NHL (and again), and be sure to check out our SB Nation frenemies over at The Cannon for the other side of the series.
  • Caps always seem to choose the harder path in the postseason. [Caps Outsider]
  • One thing that would be helpful? Avoid overtime. The Caps and Jackets have already played the equivalent of Game 6 in extra time. [THW]
  • Killer instinct, lads. [WTOP, theScore]
  • Key to the game for the Jackets - solve Holtby. [NHL on NHL]
  • Related: Saving grace. [SportingNews]
  • Key to the series for the Caps - containing Artemi Panarin? [NBCSW]
  • Five takeaways from the first five games of the series. [RMNB]
  • Nick Backstrom’s pain is CapsNation’s pain. Fortunately, so is his joy. [WaPo]
  • Related: How he saved the Caps’ bacon three times in Game 5. [NBCSW]
  • Three cheers for the penalty killers! If only they didn’t have to work so often. [NoVa Caps, NBCSW]
  • Doing the deep dive on the Tortorella Presser™. [Peerless]
  • Finally, the Caps compiled the best of Mites on Ice from this season. Check the mic drop (mite drop?) at the end: