A pair of Central Division rivals, Chicago's Patrick Sharp
and Detroit's Niklas Kronwall
, will be among the guests on NHL Live! on Thursday. The show is scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on NHL Network and NHL.com and broadcast on XM Radio.
Sharp and the Chicago Blackhawks
have locked up the NHL's Central Division title, ending the eight-season run by Kronwall and the Red Wings. The teams meet Sunday in their season finale and could face each other in the opening round of the playoffs.
Also scheduled to speak with hosts Deb Placey and E.J. Hradek are hockey analyst Mike Milbury
, CBC's Elliotte Friedman and Tom Gulitti, who covers the New Jersey Devils
for the Bergen Record.
NHL Live! is broadcast from the NHL Store Powered By Reebok in New York.