SECAUCUS (Nov. 24, 2015) – As teams try to gain separation in the standings, NHL Network’s December game schedule features 14 different teams, including every division leader. The schedule begins with the Nashville Predators visiting the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, December 5 at 7:00 p.m. ET, live from Joe Louis Arena. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will be featured four times in December, beginning with a matchup against the defending Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m. ET, at Amalie Arena. December will also feature a showdown between the Atlantic division-leading Montreal Canadiens and the Western Conference-leading Dallas Stars on Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET, live from the American Airlines Center. NHL Network’s complete December live game schedule is available here and at the bottom of this release.