Hrudey appeared in 677 NHL games between 1984 and 1998 and won 271 of them while posting a career goals-against average of 3.43. Hrudey, who guided the Kings to the Stanley Cup Final in 1993, also played for the San Jose Sharks from 1996-98.
Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke will be among the guests Thursday on NHL Live!, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Also speaking with co-hosts Don La Greca and E.J Hradek will be Atlanta Thrashers president Don Waddell, Sports Illustrated hockey writer Michael Farber, hockey analyst Mike Milbury and Dave Harmon, a senior producer for HBO Sports, which aired the first installment of "24/7 Penguins-Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic" on Wednesday night.
NHL Live! is broadcast from the NHL Store Powered By Reebok in New York.
Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman will be among the guests Wednesday on NHL Live!, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Bowman, son of Hockey Hall of Famer Scotty Bowman, will speak with co-hosts Don La Greca and Ken Daneyko along with former NHL star Bobby Holik, TSN's Gord Miller and Rangers broadcaster Ken Albert, who will preview Wednesday night's meeting between the Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins.
The NHL Network will air the 60-minute documentary entitled "Alex Ovechkin: The Gr8" on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. ET.
The film looks at the life of the Washington Capitals superstar away from the ice, including a trip to Ovechkin's childhood home in Russia. There is also footage from this past offseason that shows Ovechkin shooting commercials and attending the NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas.
"I think fans know about me as a hockey player, but they don't know about me and my life and how I'm growing up," Ovechkin said. "They know I'm from Moscow, but they never see my school or my home and my family. They're going to see it and I think they're going to enjoy it.
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward will be among the guests on NHL Live! on Tuesday, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Ward, 26, has appeared in 24 of Carolina's 30 games and is 12-9-3 with a 2.52 goals-against average and .925 save percentage. In 2006, Ward backstopped the Hurricanes to the franchise's lone Stanley Cup championship.
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle will be among the guests on NHL Live! on Monday, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Yandle, 24, has 18 points (5 goals, 13 assists) in 28 games for the Coyotes this season. He appeared in every game in 2009-10, tallying 12 goals and 29 assists. Yandle was selected by Phoenix in the fourth round (No. 105) of the 2005 Entry Draft.
There figures to be some electricity at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night when the Washington Capitals pay their second visit of the season to New York for a meeting with the Rangers.
The NHL Network will be on hand to show the game to viewers in the United States, beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Both teams will be trying to bounce back after losses on Saturday -- the Caps were beaten 3-2 at home by Colorado, while the Rangers are back home after a 3-1 loss at Columbus.