With the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin on Wednesday night -- unquestionably one of the more entertaining nights of the year -- NHL.com will debut the Cisco All-Access Pre-Game Show at 4:30 p.m. ET from the NHL Store Powered by Reebok in midtown Manhattan.
Co-hosts Heidi Androl and Rob Simpson will be breaking down each game Wednesday night and will do the same every day of the playoffs that a game is scheduled. For Wednesday's openers, there will be on-location reports from New Jersey and Washington, plus a visit from Buffalo Sabres
goaltender Ryan Miller
. On Thursday, New York Islanders
center Doug Weight
will sit with Heidi and Rob to talk about the postseason, and the Isles winning the right to pick first in June's NHL Entry Draft.
Heidi is a popular correspondent for Kings Vision presented by the Los Angeles Kings
, while Rob hosts NHL Network's fantasy hockey shows and regularly sits in the host chair for NHL Live! radio.
If you live in New York or plan to visit, come to the midtown NHL Store and join in what is sure to be an energetic audience. Playoff hockey has a way of getting fans excited, and this show shouldn't be any different. The show tapes at 11 a.m. every day.
You won't want to miss the latest news and analysis from Wednesday night's games and every day of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs.