National Hockey League announced that film director, author, and avid hockey fan Kevin Smith (Tusk, Clerks) will host weekly recaps of the EPIX Original Series EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic™ and EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Stadium Series™, produced by 52-time Emmy® Award winner Ross Greenburg. The series is narrated by Bill Camp (12 Years a Slave, Lincoln).
Kevin Smith’s Penalty Box, 2-minute episodes that capture Smith’s distinctive perspective on each week’s highlights, will run on air and across EPIX and NHL digital platforms the Wednesday following the Tuesday night premiere. Encores of Kevin Smith’s Penalty Box will air leading into the premiere of the following week’s episode.
EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic™ will make its U.S. Television Premiere on EPIX December 16 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT, with four weekly episodes following the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals as they prepare to compete in the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®. EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Stadium Series™ will make its U.S. Television Premiere on EPIX February 3, 2015 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT, with four weekly episodes focused on the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks on the road to the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™.