Official NHL Live! Return Press Release

NEW YORK/TORONTO — NHL Radio’s NHL Live! returns to NHL Network in the U.S. and Canada for the 2009-10 season on Mon., Sept. 28 at Noon ET. NHL Network will again present the program in high definition. NHL Live! originates from the NHL/Sirius XM studio inside the NHL Powered By Reebok retail location in the heart of New York City and, when it returns from summer hiatus on Sept. 28, can be heard Monday through Friday on NHL Home Ice (XM 204 and Sirius 208 in the U.S.), and for the first year on the Pittsburgh Penguins HD Radio Network.

The two-hour daily program boasts comprehensive coverage of the NHL including interviews with NHL players, coaches, executives and analysts. Hosts Don La Greca, Rob Simpson, Deb Placey and Sam Rosen return and will helm the show on a rotating basis with analysts E.J. Hradek, Billy Jaffe, Bill ClementJim Dowd, Joe Micheletti and other notable names from the world of hockey. Weekly contributors for this season include Mike Milbury, Bob McKenzie, Kevin Allen, Jay Feaster and Eddie Olczyk.

Fans will continue to play a major role in the program. Not only are they able to visit the one-of-a-kind studio located at the corner of 47th St. and 6th Ave. in Manhattan, but viewers and listeners are invited to submit questions and comments by calling 1-877-NHL-ON-XM (1-877-645-6696) or emailing NHL Live is a production of NHL Radio.

Featured Schedule on NHL Network For Opening Week

Monday, Sept. 28
NHL Live Season Premiere
8:00 Victoria Cup: Chicago vs. HC Davos
10:00 NHL On the Fly Eastern Conference Preview Show

Tuesday, Sept. 29
Victoria Cup: Chicago vs. ZSC Lions
10:00 NHL On the Fly Western Conference Preview Show

Wednesday, Sept. 30
NHL On the Fly: Is This The Year?

Thursday, Oct. 1
The Off-Season: Shane O’Brien
7:30 NHL Draft All-Access: Matt Duchene
8:00 NHL On the Fly: Regular Season Premiere

Friday, Oct. 2
Rangers at Penguins Pre-Game Show
7:30 Rangers at Penguins
10:00 NHL On the Fly

Saturday, Oct. 3
Chicago vs. Florida
3:00 Detroit vs. St. Louis
6:00 NHL On the Fly
6:30 HNIC Pre-Game
7:00 Toronto vs. Washington
10:00 Calgary vs. Edmonton
1:00 AM On the Fly

Sunday, Oct. 4
The Making of EA’s NHL 10
7:30 Sid and Stanley: Bringing the Cup Home

Morning Music Breakdown