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Morning briefing

Good morning from TD Garden, where the Bruins will host the Islanders tonight in their fourth game of 2009-10. Given the intensity of yesterday’s practice, today’s morning skate might be optional.

* Tonight will be Mark Stuart’s 200th game.

* Martin Biron started the last game for New York, so Dwayne Roloson might get the nod tonight. They have each played one game.

* This will be the Bruins’ first look at John Tavares, the first overall pick in the 2009 draft. Tavares has a 1-2–3 line in two games.

* Eric Furlatt and Stephen Walkom will be the referees. Greg Devorski and Brad Kovachik will be the linesmen.

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