Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke will be among Thursday 's guests on NHL Live!, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Also scheduled to speak with co-hosts Don La Greca and E.J. Hradek are former Carolina captain Rod Brind'Amour, whose No. 17 will be retired by the Hurricanes on Friday night, as well as CBC analyst Kelly Hrudey and TV hockey analyst Mike Milbury.
New Jersey Devils star Zach Parise will be among Wednesday's guests on NHL Live!, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Parise, a four-time 30-goal scorer, has missed most of the season after undergoing knee surgery.
Also scheduled to appear to speak with co-hosts Don La Greca and Billy Jaffe are Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman; former NHL star Michael Peca, now with TSN; ex-NHL center Bobby Holik and USA Hockey Executive Director Dave Ogrean.
The Los Angeles Kings' tour of North America comes to Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Center on Thursday night.
The Kings, in the midst of a 10-game road trip, make their first visit to the Penguins' new home -- and just their third trip to Pittsburgh since October 2003 -- when they come to town for a 7 p.m. ET game.
The NHL Network (U.S.) will be on hand to see if the Sidney Crosby- and Evgeni Malkin-less Penguins can bounce back from Tuesday's 4-1 home loss to Columbus. The Kings have been off since Saturday's 4-3 shootout win at Calgary.
Wayne Gretzky's Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas will host NHL Live! on Thursday, and The Great One will be among the guests when the show airs from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Gretzky, the greatest scorer in NHL history, will be just one of the star-studded list of guests appearing with hosts Dave Strader and E.J. Hradek. Also appearing will be Hockey Hall of Famers Brett Hull and Brian Leetch, as well as former NHL stars Chris Chelios, Bernie Nicholls and Geoff and Russ Courtnall.
NHL Live! will also air from Las Vegas on Friday
Calgary Flames GM Jay Feaster will be a guest on NHL Live! on Tuesday, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Feaster was named acting GM when he replaced Darryl Sutter on Dec. 28. Calgary has played better since the change and enters Tuesday's action just two points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
As part of the network's All-Star coverage, draft architect Brendan Shanahan will take viewers through the selection process and both Staal and Lidstrom will make appearances to offer last-minute insight and tips.
NHL On the Fly host Brian Duff will hosts the program.