NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, has a full slate of guests on the first jam-packed night of the 2014-15 season, with 24 of the 30 teams in action.
The Anaheim Ducks visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Ducks radio voice Steve Carroll will join us live from the Arena Cam at Consol Energy Center at 5:20 p.m.
The New Jersey Devils open their season against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center, and we'll welcome in Record beat writer Tom Gulitti via the Arena Cam at 5:40 p.m.
The St. Louis Blues play host to the defending Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers at Scottrade Center. Blues analyst Darren Pang will join us on the Arena Cam at 6:15 p.m.
The Chicago Blackhawks and Dallas Stars square off in a Central Division battle at American Airlines. We'll check in with Blackhawks analyst Eddie Olczyk via the Arena Cam at 6:40 p.m.
NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes will also make an appearance at 6:25 p.m.