NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, has the lead-up to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers. We'll go out to Consol Energy Center and welcome in NBCSN analyst Pierre McGuire via the Arena Cam to talk about this do-or-die matchup.
In the Western Conference, the Chicago Blackhawks try to close out the Minnesota Wild in Game 6 and Blackhawks insider Tracey Myers will talk about the importance of Chicago finishing the series in their first opportunity.
Paul Steigerwald and Dave Strader will also go inside the series with hits in Pittsburgh and Minnesota.