Wednesday is Rivalry Night in the NHL and Cisco NHL Live, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, will have the New Jersey Devils' game against the Boston Bruins covered. We'll talk to NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire, who will be Inside the Glass, and we'll get the X-Factor for the matchup from NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are trying to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs for just the second time in franchise history, and we'll talk to recently acquired forward Marian Gaborik about his transition. In the Eastern Conference, the New York Islanders continue their march toward their first playoff berth since the 2006-07 season, and coach Jack Capuano will join the show. Our Subway Fresh Face is Quinnipiac goalie Eric Hartzell and we'll talk to his coach Rand Pecknold about his Hobey Baker chances, and his team's upcoming battle with St. Cloud State at the Frozen Four.
Don't forget to submit your #AskEJ questions through Twitter via @NHLNetwork or @EJHradek_NHL, play a game of plus-minus, and stick around for the shootout as EJ picks all five games being played on Wednesday.
The push toward the Stanley Cup Playoffs continues, and Cisco NHL Live with Steve Mears and EJ Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will get you up to date on playoff implications around the NHL. With nine games on the ice tonight we'll also give you a look at pre-game skates of the early games in our Ice Pass, and discuss each one rapidly in Slapshots.
We'll get live pre-game updates from our Cisco NHL Arena Cam in Columbus with Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch, as the Columbus Blue Jackets and San Jose Sharks face off. In the Eastern Conference, the red-hot Washington Capitals play the Montreal Canadiens and we'll check in with Arpon Basu, Managing Editor of LNH.com for the preview. We'll also head out to Minnesota with the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Michael Russo as the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks square off in a Western Conference clash. Lastly, NHL Network analyst Darren Pang will drop by the show to talk about tonight's matchup between the St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators, and goalie play as we get to crunch time.
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 nine games being played on Tuesday.
CISCO NHL Live talks with Halifax Mooseheads' Left Winger Jonathan Drouin.
Cisco NHL Live with Steve Mears and EJ Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on the NHL Network, will get you caught up on what you missed this weekend and preview all five games Monday night. The Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins face off on the NHL Network at 7 p.m. and we'll talk to Jordan Staal about the big matchup via our Cisco NHL Arena Cam.
The St. Louis Blues made headlines prior to the Trade Deadline when they acquired defensemen Jay Bouwmeester and Jordan Leopold. We'll ask coach Ken Hitchcock about his new players and the team's recent win streak.
While Central Scouting continues to meet in Toronto, we'll catch up with one of the top prospects in the upcoming NHL Draft, Jonathan Drouin of the Halifax Mooseheads. NHL Network insider Bob McKenzie will also drop by the show to give us the latest buzz around the NHL.
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 the games being played on Monday.
Today on Cisco NHL Live with Steve Mears and EJ Hradek we'll take a look at new faces who are already having a big impact, including Tampa Bay's new netminder Ben Bishop when he joins the show. We'll ask him how it feels to be the new guy in the locker room, and about his 45-save shutout debut.
Plus, the Sharks have a few changes to their roster as they look to win seven in a row. San Jose GM Doug Wilson will fill us in on the recent run and the tough decisions he had to make at the trade deadline.
We'll visit Pittsburgh on the Cisco NHL Arena Cam where the Rangers try to repeat their success against the Penguins who have hit a skid without captain Sidney Crosby.
Remember to tune in to NHL Network at 5pm ET, and if you send in your #AskEJ tweets to @EJHradek_NHL we might answer them on the show!
The dust has settled on the NHL Trade Deadline and Thursday night we get ready to see some of the new faces in action with their new teams. Cisco NHL Live, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, will introduce you to the acquisitions and get you ready for all of Thursday's matchups around the League. We'll talk to Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher about his newest addition, Jason Pominville, and how he got the deal done.
Jaromir Jagr debuts in a Boston Bruins jersey tonight at 7 p.m. ET on NHL Network, as they face the New Jersey Devils. We'll go live to our Cisco NHL Arena Cam to get a preview of the 41-year-old as he returns to the Eastern Conference. The Tampa Bay Lightning also made a huge move in net and we'll get a live report on Ben Bishop's first start on our Cisco NHL Arena Cam in Tampa Bay.
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 10 games being played on Thursday.
With the NHL Trade Deadline coming up Cisco NHL Live played the Matchmaker Game hosted by Steve Mears as our matchmaker E.J. Hradek matches Roberto Luongo, Mike Ribeiro and Ryan Miller with mystery teams.