Off For the Week, Here’s Your HNIC Open Thread

Toronto vs. Vancouver, 7PM, CBC Full Network (Except Ottawa/Quebec), NHL Network
Play by Play:
Jim Hughson
Color: Craig Simpson
Inside the Glass: Glenn Healy

NY Rangers vs. Montreal, 7PM, CBC in Quebec
Play by Play:
Bob Cole
Color: Greg Millen and Guy Carbonneau

Boston vs. Ottawa, 7PM, CBC in Parts of Ontario
Play by Play:
Dean Brown
Color: Gary Galley

Things We Haven’t Been Paying Attention To: The NHL Net’s New Logo

Yesterday was CBC day, today is NHL Net day.  What does everyone think of the NHL Network’s new logo?  We hadn’t seen much of it because we don’t get the channel at school.  It’s not bad, it distances you from the idea that the NHL has complete editorial control over the network.  But still, the old one seemed pretty simple and classy.  What do you all think?

NHL Net Launching Nightly Pre-Game Show (Plus the Rest of Your NHL Net Schedule Next Week)

Starting Monday, the NHL Network is launching a live, nightly (Monday-Friday, 6PM) pre-game show titled “Verizon Wireless All-Access Pre-Game”.  We’ll look into getting some more info on this before it debuts on Monday.  Here’s the rest of your NHL Net schedule for the week.

UPDATE: Schuyler Baehman from the NHL informs us that the show will be shot in the NHL offices in New York City and be hosted by Rob Simpson.

Monday, Oct. 26
6:00
Verizon All-Access Pre-Game Show
7:00 The Off-Season: Shane O’Brien
7:30 Off the Ice: Rick Nash, Tim Thomas, Victor Hedman
8:00 NHL On The Fly

Tuesday, Oct. 27
6:00
Verizon All-Access Pre-Game Show
7:00 A Day That Changed the Game: June 5, 1967
8:00 NHL On the Fly

Wednesday, Oct. 28
6:00
Verizon All-Access Pre-Game Show
7:00 1979 Stanley Cup Film
7:30 Off the Ice: Ryan Getzlaf, Jay Bouwmeester, Milan Lucic, Colin Wilson
8:00 NHL On the Fly

Thursday, Oct. 29
6:00 Verizon All-Access Pre-Game Show
7:00 LIVE: Washington vs. Atlanta
9:30 NHL On the Fly

Friday, Oct. 30
6:00 Verizon All-Access Pre-Game Show
7:00 NCAA Hockey: Western Michigan vs. Michigan St.
9:30 NHL On the Fly

Saturday, Oct. 31
6:30 Hockey Night in Canada Pre-Game Show
7:00 LIVE: Toronto vs. Montreal
9:30 NHL On the Fly

Sunday, Nov. 1
7:00 50 Years Behind the Mask
8:00 NHL On the Fly

Hoedown Friday