The school break for Kindergarteners to University students; holiday vacation time for the employed; Christmas celebrations; and finally, the start of the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. December never feels the same without it.
Toronto Maple Leafs (28-20-12, t-12th in NHL) vs. Montreal Canadiens (32-21-8, 10th in NHL)
Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST
Arena: Air Canada Centre
Statistics courtesy of SportingCharts.com