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• The Capitals have had a solid month of December, but there’s still reason for them to worry. (RMNB)
• The Hurricanes have been an undisciplined hockey team over the last little while. (Cardiac Cane)
• The Rangers need to figure out a way to win more faceoffs. (New York Post)
• Check out the five best and worst free-agent signings the Penguins made over the past decade. (Pensburgh)
• Here are the 10 best moments for the St. Louis Blues over the last decade. Number one should be easy enough to figure out. (St. Louis Game-Time)
• The Hockey News breaks down the worst signings of the decade. (The Hockey News)
• With Alexis Lafreniere out with an injury, Caps first-rounder Connor McMichael is expected to get a bigger role on Team Canada at the World Juniors. (TSN)