and Bob Nicholson will be Thursday's guests on "The NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman." The show, which encourages fans to call in with questions, airs Thursday nights on NHL.com and on Sirius XM Radio at 6 p.m. ET.
Davidson, who left his role as one of the NHL's top television analysts in 2006 to become president of the St. Louis Blues
, will discuss his team's rapid rise up the standings since the coaching change last month that brought Ken Hitchcock behind the bench, as well as the revival of the franchise in the five years since he returned to the team that originally drafted him in 1973.
Nicholson, the president of Hockey Canada, undoubtedly will discuss the upcoming World Junior Championship, which begins next week in Calgary and Edmonton.
"NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman" broadcasts live on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET on NHL.com as well as NHL Home Ice (channel 92 on XM and channel 207 on Sirius Premier; formerly known as "The Best of XM"). The show will re-air on Sirius XM Radio, with archived shows available for download via podcast on NHL.com.
The show encourages fans to call in with questions. To submit questions to NHL Hour call 1-877-NHL-ON-XM (1-877-645-6696). NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman is a production of NHL Radio.