Your Week in NHL Hockey, November 20-26: Thanksgiving Day Hockey

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ST. PAUL, MN – NOVEMBER 17: Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) in action in the 2nd period during the regular season match up between the Boston Bruins and the Minnesota Wild on November 17, 2016, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by David Berding/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Tuesday, November 22

Nationally televised in the United States and Canada

St. Louis Blues at Boston Bruins (7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, NESN, and Fox Sports Midwest; Sportsnet in Canada)

Locally televised in the United States and/or televised in Canada

Carolina Hurricanes at Toronto Maple Leafs (7 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Southeast; TSN4 in Canada)

Ottawa Senators at Montréal Canadiens (7:30 p.m. ET, not in U.S.; RDS2, Sportsnet East, and TSN5 in Canada)

Philadelphia Flyers at Florida Panthers (7:30 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Florida and CSN Philadelphia; TVA Sports in Canada)

New York Islanders at Anaheim Ducks (10 p.m. ET, Prime and MSG+; Sportsnet in Canada)

Best bets: Blues-Bruins, Senators-Canadiens

The Blues can’t help but linger around the top of the Central Division, and with the Blackhawks looking stronger than at the start of the season, St. Louis will need all the points it can get.

Meanwhile, the Bruins have a similar problem. The Atlantic Division has the Canadiens and the Lightning, with the Senators the Bruins’ closest competition as of late. So, points matter.

Speaking of the Sens, they may have notched plenty of wins, but the Habs simply have more. Will the Senators put up a fight? That’s what makes this game watchable — or at least worth keeping an eye on.