Just got this from MSG:
“HOCKEY NIGHT LIVE!” GEARS UP FOR 2010-11 SEASON
Series Debuts with Two New York Rangers Specials September 4 & 11 on MSG
Pre-Season Coverage Begins September 18 on MSG and MSG Plus
New York – September 2, 2010 – MSG’s “Hockey Night Live!” will get an early start on the 2010-11 season with two specials dedicated to the New York Rangers on September 4 and 11 on MSG, and three weeks of pre-season coverage starting September 18 on MSG and MSG Plus. “Hockey Night Live!” will begin its weekly regular season shows on both networks on Saturday, October 9, the first weekend of the NHL’s 2010-11 season.
“Between MSG and MSG Plus, we televise more live hockey than anyone in America,” said Dan Ronayne, executive vice president and general manager, MSG Networks. “Our ‘Hockey Night Live!’ franchise has become must-see TV for hockey fans, providing the latest news from around the NHL as well as expert analysis, commentary and witty banter from our panel of former players.”
The taped, half-hour Rangers specials will be hosted by Bill Pidto and Dave Maloney, and will include appearances by two offseason additions to the Rangers, Martin Biron and Todd White, and two veteran players, Matt Gilroy and Michael Del Zotto. The September 4 show will be telecast at 11:00 p.m. and the September 11 episode at 9:30 p.m. Both shows will replay on MSG Plus the following day.
The following week on Saturday, September 18, the first day of NHL training camps, “Hockey Night Live!” will begin three weeks of pre-season specials at 9:30 p.m. on MSG and MSG Plus. The shows will be hosted by the “Hockey Night Live!” crew, featuring Al Trautwig, Dave Maloney, Ken Daneyko, Ron Duguay and Butch Goring. The hour-long shows will provide in-depth looks into offseason moves and 2010-11 previews of the Rangers, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres.
On Saturday, October 9 at 9:30 p.m., “Hockey Night Live!” returns for its third season of weekly comprehensive hockey coverage live on MSG and MSG Plus.