forward Anthony Stewart
, who has 4 goals in his past two games including his first career hat trick last week against Anaheim, will be among the guests on NHL Live! on Wednesday, scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Stewart, a former first-round pick of the Panthers and the older brother of Avalanche forward Chris Stewart
, had 4 career goals in 108 NHL games before scoring three times in the Thrashers' 5-4 shootout win over the Ducks and the tying goal in what became a 4-2 victory against the Sharks. The Thrashers rallied from two-goal deficits in both games.
Also slated to appear with hosts Deb Placey and Billy Jaffe are Steven Stamkos
of the Tampa Bay Lightning
and James van Riemsdyk
of the Philadelphia Flyers
. Former NHL center Bobby Holik
, TSN host James Duthie and Boston College men's hockey coach Jerry York will make appearances as well.
NHL Live! is broadcast from the NHL Store Powered By Reebok in Manhattan.