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Brain Game: Good Puck!

We asked the same question about the NBA a few months back, but today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge focuses on that "other" winter team sport: hockey. Good luck!

What THREE current National Hockey League
franchises have team names that begin with
the same letter as their home cities?

Here are the ANSWERS.

THE ANSWERS:

The BOSTON BRUINS, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS, and SAN JOSE SHARKS.

Thanks for playing! Join us in three days for a new Monday Math Square.

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A Hamilton-Themed Cookbook is Coming
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Fans of Broadway hit Hamilton will soon be able to dine like the Founding Fathers: As Eater reports, a new Alexander Hamilton-inspired cookbook is slated for release in fall 2017.

Cover art for Laura Kumin's forthcoming cookbook
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Called The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating, and Entertaining in Hamilton’s World, the recipe collection by author Laura Kumin “takes you into Hamilton’s home and to his table, with historical information, recipes, and tips on how you can prepare food and serve the food that our founding fathers enjoyed in their day,” according to the Amazon description. It also recounts Hamilton’s favorite dishes, how he enjoyed them, and which ingredients were used.

Recipes included are cauliflower florets two ways, fried sausages and apples, gingerbread cake, and apple pie. (Cue the "young, scrappy, and hungry" references.) The cookbook’s official release is on November 21—but until then, you can stave off your appetite for all things Hamilton-related by downloading the musical’s new app.

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