NHL 36: Mike Richards Premieres Next Wednesday

NEW YORK (Feb. 15, 2012) – The National Hockey League (NHL®) and NHL Original Productions today announced Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards as the next NHL player to be profiled in the all-access series NHL 36. NHL Original Productions cameras joined Richards today and will follow him for the next 36 hours as he and the Kings, in a pitched battle for playoff position with Phoenix, prepare and face the Coyotes in the dreaded “first home game back from a long road trip” this Thursday night.

Richards, in his first season with the Kings, has had to adjust from being a team captain on the East Coast, to life in the Western Conference. The former All-Star brings with him extensive playoff experience to a team that is currently battling tooth-and-nail to reach the post-season. A proven scorer, Richards is looking to boost his offense in the second half of the season to help bring his new team into the playoffs.

NHL 36: Mike Richards will air Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Network. Later that evening, NBC Sports Network will air the Kings’ game featuring Mike Richards in Colorado against the Avalanche at 9:00 p.m. ET.

NHL 36: Mike Richards will re-air on the NBC Sports Network on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m., Friday, Mar. 2 at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 3 at 7:30 p.m. It also will air in the United States and Canada on NHL Network™ on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 3 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Mar. 4 at 2:30 p.m.

NHL Original Productions is the latest collaboration between the NHL and renowned executive producer Ross Greenburg – an alliance that produced two critically-acclaimed programs on HBO: Broad Street Bullies and the Emmy Award-winning 24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic®. Throughout the year, NHL Original Productions will develop long- and short-form hockey programming for use by the League’s media platforms (NHL Network and NHL.com) as well as national and regional rights-holders.

 

About these ads

About stevelepore
Steve Lepore is the Managing Editor of Puck the Media. His work has been featured in The Hockey News. Feel free to contact him at stevemlepore@gmail.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 51 other followers

%d bloggers like this: