It's an 11-game Thursday and NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will set up the night's action. We'll go out to Scottrade Center on our Arena Cam prior to the St. Louis Blues' game against the Montreal Canadiens to talk with Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo about the matchup and his season so far.
The 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship in Malmo, Sweden, is right around the corner and analyst Craig Button will join us from the Toronto studio to talk about some of the game's top prospects who will take part in the tournament.
Caitlin Cahow, a former U.S. Olympian and part of the official U.S. President's delegation for the 2014 Sochi Olympics closing ceremonies, will be in studio. Also, author and former goaltender Randi Druzin dishes about her new book "Between the Pipes" and shares her favorite NHL goaltenders.