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How about a refreshing cocktail for this evening's game in honor of MOvember?

Patrice Bergeron and the Bruins face off against the Oilers
Patrice Bergeron and the Bruins face off against the Oilers
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

<p><b> The puck drops this evening at 7:00 PM on TD Garden ice.</b></p>

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<li> The Bruins host the Oilers tonight, and will likely face Ben Scrivens in net. [<a href="http://www.tsn.ca/oilers-look-to-cool-down-red-hot-bruins-as-road-trip-continues-1.126774">TSN</a>]</li>

<li> On Tuesday, Good Brat Brad Marchand "played with his signature swagger and none of his nonsense." [<a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/11/04/brad-marchand-leads-bruins-overtime-win/DVtnjzA2bXgNSe2q7P2LZK/story.html">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> The Bruins are relying on teamwork and character so far this season in the face of key injuries. [<a href="http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/bruins/post/_/id/17367/bruins-being-carried-by-their-character">ESPN</a>]</li>

<li> Fortunately, the Patrice Bergeron line appears to be regaining its form. [<a href="http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2014/11/buckley_shawn_thornton_knows_how_to_keep_moving">BostonHerald</a>]</lI>

<li> Joe Morrow is a former 1st rounder who is finally on NHL ice after landing with his third NHL team. Boston requires a more "simple" style than he had played before, and is learning to adapt. [<a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/11/05/joe-morrow-approach-impresses-bruins/tcKdVxipkIpKo9CyWOORLM/story.html">TheBostonGlobe</a>]</li>

<li> Talk of the Town interviewed Matt Fraser, who was frank about having been undrafted and always being on deck as the thirteenth forward. (Video, 4:57) [<a href="https://www.bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2014/11/talk_of_the_town_bruins_need_matt_fraser_s_firepower">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> David Pastrnak remains in Providence, but is "dominating guys older than him," and should receive another chance to show his stuff in Boston. [<a href="http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/11/06/haggs-pastrnak-dominating-ahl-bruins-could-bring-him-up-for-a-look/">Boston.CBSLocal</a>]</li>

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<p><b> Elsewhere around the rink: </b></p>

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<li> Game night- what's on tap, Chowder? Get into the spirit with this chilly "Mustache for Mo" cocktail! [<a href="http://www.metro.us/new-york/cocktail-of-the-week-mustache-for-mo-at-forty-four/zsJnkf---NbMHHNKotcrNo/">Metro.NewYork</a>]</li>

<li> Shawn Thornton spent 7 years in Boston, but is also very familiar with the life of a journeyman NHL player. [<a href="http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/bruins_nhl/boston_bruins/2014/11/buckley_shawn_thornton_knows_how_to_keep_moving">BostonHerald</a>]</li>

<li> The AHL has taken the lead by allowing hockey games to be decided by playing hockey. [<a href="http://www.thehockeynews.com/blog/new-overtime-rules-letting-hockey-not-shootouts-decide-games/">TheHockeyNews</a>]</li>

<li> Who knew? REAL bruins used to play hockey!  And guess how much mileage an average Zamboni logs each season? [<a href="http://universe.byu.edu/2014/11/05/11-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-ice-hockey/">BYU.edu</a>]</li>

<li> The risk/reward to the Penguins by signing Marc-Andre Fleury is tipping pretty hard toward risk... [<a href="http://www.sportingnews.com/nhl/story/2014-11-05/marc-andre-fleury-contract-penguins-sidney-crosby?iadid=NHLFront_DL_1">TheSportingNews</a>]</li>

<li> Pekka Rinne 's netminding skill is a nod to the Finnish national goaltending program, which has turned out numerous NHL stars including Tuukka Rask. And his glove hand is sharp thanks to an odd sport in Finland called Pesäpallo. [<a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=737935">NHL</a>]</li>

<li> Oh, Sean Avery... on ice, off-broadway... don't ever change! [<a href="http://www.thehockeynews.com/blog/sean-avery-quits-off-broadway-play-after-massive-meltdown/">TheHockeyNews</a>]</li>

<li> An artist named Ben Zurawski drew a clever flipbook of a Vladimir Tarasenko highlight reel goal. [<a href="http://www.sportingnews.com/nhl/story/2014-11-05/vladimir-tarasenko-st-louis-blues-flipbook-cartoon-the-flippist-video">TheSportingNews</a>]</li>

<li> Remember the old FoxTrax glowing puck? It may be resurrected! [<a href="http://fansided.com/2014/11/05/nhl-bringing-back-foxs-glowing-puck/">Fansided</a>]</li>

<li> Everyone is getting into hockey advanced statistics! Case in point: Look at the source of THIS piece. [<a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/the-nhl-numbers-game-the-evolution-of-hockeys-analytics-movement-20141105">RollingStone</a>]</li>

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