NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, sets up the only game in town Friday as the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Islanders open their seasons in Raleigh.
We'll go out to the Arena Cam at PNC Arena to talk with Kris King at 5:30 p.m. and John Forslund at 6:05 p.m.
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen will join the show at 5:40 p.m. and Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty, who scored the first goal of the 2014-15 season, will join the show at 6:15 p.m.
NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose will call into the show at 6:40 p.m.