Monday’s Dump & Chase: A New Month

The calendar has flipped to December. Can the Preds put together some wins?

Happy December! Christmas is in 23 short days.

Around the League

McDavid leads 3 Stars of the Month for November
Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the month of November.

Dumoulin out at least eight weeks for Penguins after ankle surgery
The Penguins can't catch a break. Our friends at Pensburgh also detail the loss of Brian Dumoulin in this article.

Lemieux, Blackwood share touching tribute to Hawerchuk
What a touching tribute to Dale Hawerchuk.

DiPietro using nightmare debut with Canucks to fuel NHL aspirations |
Michael DiPietro was thrown to the wolves in his first NHL game, but he's using it as motivation. What an inspired kid.

O'Connor spurring growth in access to hockey for disabled
Another inspiring story for your Monday.

Facts and Figures: Plenty to remember in November
The Preds were a bit off in November, but these players and teams were not.

RFAs Puljujärvi, Honka ineligible to play in NHL for rest of season |
I have a feeling that Jesse Puljujärvi does not mind one bit.

Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski to miss four weeks with shoulder injury |
The Blue Jackets will be without one of their young stud defenders for about a month.

Early-Season Struggles: Five players who need to snap out of slumps | TheHockeyNews
Pekka Rinne pulled off a shutout on Friday against Carolina, but his November was one to forget.

NHL Numbers: It's not the end of the decade but you can see it from here | TheHockeyNews
How many wins will our Big Finn have at the end of the century?

Red Wings acquire G Comrie from Coyotes for D Saarijarvi | ProHockeyTalk
The Red Wings acquired a goalie from Arizona in exchange for a young defender.

Dallas Stars working on possibility of trading Julius Honka's rights |
There are probably more than a few teams looking for a talented young defender like Julius Honka.

The Tampa Bay Lightning need to start on time if they want to win games | Raw Charge
Our friends at Raw Charge take a look at Tampa Bay's rough starts.

Have a great week, y'all!