CISCO NHL Live talks NHL Network Analyst Barry Melrose.
CISCO NHL Live talks NHL Network Analyst Barry Melrose.
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are heating up and Cisco NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET Friday on NHL Network will have you covered. We'll have New York Rangers fan and Inside the Actors Studio host James Lipton on our set, as well as Keeper of the Cup Phil Pritchard with the Stanley Cup live.
Sidney Crosby returns to the ice tonight for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 against the New York Islanders, and we'll go live to Pittsburgh for a full report. NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose will join the show to give his opinion on some of the coaching moves in the playoffs, and Eddie Olczyk checks in to discuss the playoffs and his favorite to win the Kentucky Derby.
Don't forget to submit your #AskEJ through Twitter via @NHLNetwork or @EJHradek_NHL, and stick around for the shootout as EJ picks all four playoff games being played on Friday.
Two-Time Stanley Cup Champion Brett Hull joins CISCO NHL Live via the CISCO Arena Cam at the Scottrade Center.
The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue as we get ready for two Game 1s in the Eastern Conference and two Game 2s in the Western Conference on Thursday. Cisco NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will get you ready for all four matchups.
Washington Capitals chairman and majority owner Ted Leonsis joins us as the Capitals prepare to face the New York Rangers in Game 1. We'll also fire up our Cisco NHL Arena Cam in Montreal with former player and CBC analyst Garry Galley to get a live preview as the Montreal Canadiens open up their series with the Ottawa Senators.
In the West, Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Bonino will talk to us via the Cisco NHL Arena Cam in Anaheim as the Ducks look for a 2-0 series lead over the Detroit Red Wings. We'll also talk to Hall-of-Famer Brett Hull in St. Louis as the St. Louis Blues look to win back-to-back games against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.
Don't forget to submit your #AskEJ questions through Twitter via @NHLNetwork or @EJHradek_NHL, and stick around for the shootout as EJ picks all four playoff games being played on Thursday.
Ray Bourque announced Wednesday that NetRaffle.org, powered by Bourque’s Celebrities For Charity Foundation will be hosting Ray Bourque’s Game 2 Boston Raffle, a unique fundraiser that will award one lucky winner with an incredible prize and an amazing experience. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Celebrities For Charity Foundation whose mission is to unite the goodwill of celebrities with the generosity of their fans to assist people in need.
“I’d like to personally invite fans to come to the great city of Boston to enjoy Game 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Boston has been through a lot the past few weeks but we are Boston Strong and we want to celebrate all this city has to offer. I am raffling off an expense paid trip to Boston which includes 4 of my personal Premium Club seats. Please log on to www.NetRaffle.org and purchase raffle tickets for as little as $10. Through the development of NetRaffle.org, Celebrities For Charity Foundation has been able to donate over $13 million dollars to worthwhile causes. Our goal is to continue to grow that number and assist causes around the world.” - Raymond Bourque, Hockey Legend; Co-Founder Celebrities For Charity Foundation
Six teams get ready to start their quest for the Stanley Cup on Wednesday and Cisco NHL Live on the NHL Network will get you ready for all three games. Hosts EJ Hradek and Steve Mears will take you inside all of the arenas for a live preview of each matchup.
In the Western Conference, the Chicago Blackhawks have plenty to celebrate. In addition to their overtime win against the Minnesota Wild in Game 1 on Tuesday, it was announced Wednesday that the Presidents' Trophy winners will host the Pittsburgh Penguins next season at Soldier Field next season. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville will join us to react to that news and look ahead to Game 2 against Minnesota.
The puck drops on the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Tuesday night and Cisco NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will get you ready for the first night of action. We'll talk to "The Great One," Wayne Gretzky, as the Los Angeles Kings get set to defend the Cup against the St. Louis Blues. We'll also get a live preview of the game on our Cisco NHL Arena Cam with Darren Pang.
The Presidents' Trophy-winning Chicago Blackhawks begin their Stanley Cup journey vs. the Minnesota Wild, and we'll be joined by Pierre McGuire from inside the United Center to break down the matchup. We'll also get an update from the West Coast when Ducks analyst Brian Hayward joins us to discuss Game 1 between Anaheim and Detroit.
Don't forget to submit your #AskEJ questions through Twitter via @NHLNetwork or @EJHradek_NHL, and stick around for the shootout as EJ picks all three playoff games being played Tuesday night.
It's the eve of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs and Cisco NHL Live at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network will get you ready for all the matchups.
In the Western Conference, newly-appointed Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill will share some of his offseason plans. Plus, Columbus Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards joins us to recap his team's unexpected playoff run.
If your team isn't in the postseason, you'll want to keep your eye on Monday night's 2013 Scotiabank NHL Draft Lottery. NHL Network insider Bob McKenzie will break down the lottery and what it all means.
Plus our favorite resident coach, NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose, picks the teams that could end Stanley Cup droughts.
Don't forget to join Steve Mears and EJ Hradek at 5 p.m. ET on the NHL Network to count down to the playoffs!