Hockey Night Live!
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|Hockey Night Live!|
|Starring||Al Trautwig, Steve Valiquette, E.J. Hradek, John MacLean, Ron Duguay, Dave Maloney, Stan Fischler and Bill Pidto|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Original network||MSG Network|
|Preceded by||MSG, NY|
Hockey Night Live is an up-to-the-action sports talk show about NHL hockey broadcast on MSG Network. Its main host, Al Trautwig, is joined by a panel that includes Steve Valiquette, Ron Duguay, Dave Maloney, Butch Goring, John MacLean, and E.J. Hradek, with contributions from Stan Fischler and John Giannone. Bill Pidto serves as panel moderator and host when Trautwig is on assignment or unavailable.
The program primarily serves as an analysis program for the four NHL teams to which MSG holds broadcast rights: the Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, and MSG-owned New York Rangers. Other hockey-related topics of broad importance are also occasionally discussed.
From its inception until February, 2016, the show was broadcast on Saturday nights following the night's local hockey action. Beginning February 4, 2016, the show transitioned to Thursday nights and will now be shown in the same approximate time slot following local action. It is now part of MSG Network's Thursday Night Hockey program.