Former U.S. Olympian and New York Rangers
star Mike Richter
will be among the guests on NHL Live! on Friday, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Richter led the United States to the silver medal in 2002 and to the gold medal at the World Cup of Hockey in 1996. He also led the Rangers to the Stanley Cup in 1994.
Also scheduled to speak with co-hosts Deb Placey and Dave Maloney
are 1984 Olympian Ed Olczyk, later a Rangers teammate of Richter and now a member of NBC's broadcast team at the Games, and Cheryl Pounder, a two-time Olympic gold medalist with Canada.
NHL Live! is broadcast from the NHL Store Powered By Reebok in New York.
A special extra edition of NHL Live! will be broadcast, simulcast and streamed from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. ET (3 p.m. – 4 p.m. PT). NHL 'Live!' All Access Vancouver presented by Honda will analyze the early games and set up the prime-time contests. In addition to an NHL.com report from Vancouver, former NHL defenseman Bruce Driver
and former NHL player, coach and executive Marshall Johnston
are scheduled to appear. Honda is the official vehicle of the National Hockey League.