The event will honor TV personality Kathryn Tappen, and will be hosted by Kelly Malone, formerly of Mix 104 and the current in-arena voice of the Boston Bruins.
6:30 - 7:30pm: Discussion with Kelly Malone and Kathryn Tappen
About Kathryn Tappen
continues to appear as a personality on NHL Network
The lead host of NHL Network's
flagship studio show NHL Tonight since 2011.Tappen continues to be a part of the network's coverage of signature NHL events - including the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, NHL All-Star Game, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Stanley Cup Final - as well as other NHL Network programs.
is not new to NBC Sports.
She served as a studio host for men's and women's ice hockey during the Sochi Winter Olympics, and filled in for McHugh at times during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs by hosting NHL Live.
Prior to joining the NHL Network in 2011, Tappen spent five years with the New England Sports Network where she served as lead studio host for Boston Bruins games and as a reporter on the Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics.
She was a weekend anchor as well as a weekday sports reporter at NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence, R.I., and began her career in 2003 at College Sports Television.
In 2006, Tappen
earned an Associated Press award for her
sports feature "Swim Meet.