NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, talks to Hall of Fame defenseman Chris Chelios, who is promoting his new book, "Chris Chelios: Made In America." Chelios joins us at 5:30 p.m. via the Arena Cam at Joe Louis Arena where two of his former teams, the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, face off as one of six games on the Friday schedule. Blackhawks analyst Eddie Olczyk will also appear to preview the matchup.
NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose will call in at 6:40 to give his "Staying Power Rating" for some of the surprise teams early this season.
We'll also have our regular Friday segments: the top-10 plays of the week and power rankings.