Get ready for another strong Thursday night shift of programming on the NHL Network, highlighted by a trademark all-access look at one of the league's best defensemen and rising star, Shea Weber. Here's the lineup. All you need is the popcorn:
7 p.m. ET – "Day in the Life: Shea Weber" (WATCH PREVIEW)
NHL Network goes behind the scenes with Norris Trophy candidate Shea Weber and the rest of the Nashville Predators on game day. Find out what Weber eats for his pre-game meal and hear head coach Barry Trotz's pregame speech in this all-access look at one of the NHL's best defenseman.
7:30 pm ET – "Voices: Phoenix's Dave Strader"
From Glens Falls, N.Y., to the Arizona desert, this week's episode tracks the career of Coyotes play-by-play announcer Dave Strader. The show includes a segment about Strader's call of the 2009 Winter Classic in Chicago.
8 pm ET – "Captains Driven by Bridgestone: Eric Brewer"
Blues captain Eric Brewer discusses the challenges of captaining a rebuilding team, and the leaders he has learned from during his career.
8:30 pm ET – Pioneers: Phil Esposito
As a player, he was larger than life with 717 career goals, two Hart Trophies and five scoring titles. Phil Esposito is one of the NHL's all-time greatest players – and a Hall of Fame-caliber storyteller too. Check out Espo's hilarious discussion of his playing days on this week's episode of "Pioneers."