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Islanders News: Lee mashes potatoes, Tavares brings the stuffing, Brodeur looks for leftovers

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Happy Thanksgiving.

Eat like a champion today
Eat like a champion today
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

A Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at LHH. Our vibrant, diverse community is like a big family meal every day. Thanks for helping make this place so special. The Islanders and Caps hook up again Friday at 5 pm so don't sleep too late.

Main course

Side dishes

  • Guard your barbecue. Martin Brodeur has accepted a tryout with the Blues, who will be without Brian Elliott for a while. [St. Louis Game Time]
  • Do Hitz equal Winz? [Puck Daddy]
  • The Devils may have reached maximum DeBoer. All D, No O. [CBS Sports]
  • Jeff Marek's new junior hockey podcast is live and available for a listen here.
  • Set aside 25 minutes today to watch Defector: The Alex Mogilny Story from Sportsnet right here.
  • Two more items on Pat Quinn: The Canucks had a moving tribute to their late coach before Tuesday's game against the Devils. [Deadspin] | Quinn's first coaching job was with the Flyers, where he revitalized a stale team with new tactics. Includes bonus sour grapes tossed towards the 1979-80 Islanders. [Sportsnet]
  • The story behind the Capitals players nicknames. I support Troy Brouwer's war on boring nicknames. [Washington Post]


ESPN's Sportscenter might not care about John Tavares but TSN's SportsCentre sure does. Here are the captain's top 10 goals. Might want to make room for a few more.