For the next three days, change that TV channel to NHL Network. Then don't let anyone touch the remote control. NHL Network is planning a feast of programming from the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, starting Thursday at noon:
Thursday, 12 noon to 3 p.m.
Watch a special television simulcast of the popular radio show, "NHL Live!" from Heinz Field. Today's guest lineup includes Pittsburgh Steelers great Franco Harris and NHL Chief Operating Officer John Collins, both in the 1 p.m. hour. Fans will be able to call into hosts Don La Greca and E.J. Hradek.
Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
NHL Network's "On the Fly" show is live on-site at Heinz Field leading up to the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. Kris King from NHL Operations will talk about the Heinz ice and all game matters. NHLN will continue it regular weather updates from field level. Look for a number of special features on the heated rivalry between Sid-Ovi and Pens-Caps.