Playoff talk on Wednesday's NHL Live!

St. Louis Blues defenseman Erik Johnson and Columbus Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson will be among the guests on Wednesday's edition of NHL Live! (12-2 p.m. ET, NHL Network, XM Radio,

Also scheduled to join co-hosts Rob Simpson and E.J. Hradek are Philadelphia Flyers play-by-play announcer Tim Saunders, Ken Hitchcock, a Stanley Cup-winning coach with Dallas in 1999 who's providing analysis of the conference finals for, and TSN analyst Ray Ferraro.