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 (26-20-11, 15th in NHL) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (24-22-8, 26th in NHL)
Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST
Arena: PNC Arena
Watch: Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet One
Statistics courtesy of SportingCharts.com