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NHL Network unveils new on-air talent lineup

by NHL Public Relations / NHL.com
SECAUCUS, N.J. – With 15 days to go until the start of the 2015-16 NHL
regular season, NHL Network today announced the on-air talent lineup for its three signature
studio shows, NHL Live™ Powered By Constellation, NHL Tonight™ and On The Fly™.

The roster of analysts includes longtime NHL Network personalities E.J. Hradek and
veteran goaltender Kevin Weekes, plus Hall of Famer and three-time Stanley Cup champion
Scott Stevens, 20-year veteran and two-time Stanley Cup winner John MacLean, two-time
Stanley Cup champion Dave Reid, 2003 Stanley Cup winner Mike Rupp, longtime NHL executive
and GM of the 1994 Stanley Cup-winning New York Rangers Neil Smith, 14-year head coach,
2004 Stanley Cup champion and Team USA 2016 World Cup head coach John Tortorella,
16-year veteran Martin Biron, 15-year veteran Brian Boucher, and 12-year veteran Mike
Johnson. The accomplishments among the group of former players, GMs and coaches include
a combined 11 Stanley Cup championships, 74 Playoff appearances and over 6,800 career NHL
games played.

Beginning on Monday, October 5 at 5:00 p.m. ET, NHL Live will be anchored by returning
hosts Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek. NHL Tonight, NHL Network’s flagship program, will be
hosted by former NESN anchor Jamison Coyle and former NHL.com and CBS Sports Radio
voice Tony Luftman, with interviews and comprehensive highlights, look-ins and analysis of
every game. On The Fly, revamped for the 2015-16 season as NHL Network’s nightly game recap
show, will be hosted by former Fox Sports North host and reporter Jamie Hersch. Veteran NHL
Network host Kathryn Tappen will appear across NHL Network programming after the new year.

Additional on-air talent bio information is available here and further details on NHL
Network’s programming schedule is available here.
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