Brodeur pumps Luongo’s tires; Vigneault loves Talbot; Isles’ long November (Puck Headlines)

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• Via Eye on Hockey, thanks to his mom, Drew LeBlanc's Hobey Baker Award is ready for the holidays. [Drew LeBlanc]

• Martin Brodeur pumps Roberto Luongo's tires, saying the starting job in Sochi is his to lose. [TSN]

• Larry Brooks thinks it's time for Alain Vigneault to go back to Henrik Lundqvist and end "his little romance with Cam Talbot". Yeah. After seven years of Alain Vigneault I can safely say he's probably not going to listen. [NY Post]

• The Islanders had a terrible November. [Islanders Point Blank]

• Which team will eventually overtake the Toronto Maple Leafs for the last playoff spot? [Backhand Shelf]

• The Nashville Predators have yet to score a single shootout goal this season. And they've been in shootouts. [Smashville 24/7]

• Since they're buying everything else, why the Hell not? The new Edmonton arena will be named "Rogers Place". This is because Rogers Arena and Rogers Centre were already taken. Stay tuned for Rogers Pavilion, Rogers Ice Complex, Rogers Garden, Rogers Forum… [Edmonton Journal]

• Your three stars of the month are Patrick Kane, Josh Harding and Evgeni Malkin. [NHL]

• Darnell Nurse and Max Domi lead the snubs from Team Canada's World Junior selection camp. [Buzzing the Net]

• Tom Wilson on Team Canada: "That was a goal of mine when I got cut -- to make them kind of almost want me that much more this year and not have me available and beg for me." Vindictive. I like it. [CSN Washington]

• It's never too early to talk buyers and sellers on the NHL trade market. [Dobber Hockey]

• From the OMG files, a social experiment: how does Grindr work at Washington Capitals games? [Puck Buddys]

• Today on Hockey Hoarders: the Edmonton Oilers fake tattoo sleeve. [The Royal Half]

• Is Rob Klinkhammer the most Phoenix Coyotes player in the history of the world? Yes. Yes he is. [Five For Howling]

• The Buffalo Sabres have yet to solve their Mikhail Grigorenko problem. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

• They've also yet to hire a new general manager, but they have been granted permission to speak to Ottawa assistant GM Tim Murray. [The 6th Sens]

• Finally, the history of hockey. This is fun.

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