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The CBC's seven-week series will also feature Hockey Night in Canada analyst Craig Simpson and two-time Stanley Cup-winner Stephane Richer.
The broadcaster says the hockey stars will be paired with some of Canada's top female figure skaters in a showdown that begins in October. The female figure skaters have yet to be chosen.
Hockey Night in Canada's Ron MacLean and figure skating champ Kurt Browning will host the seven-week series.
Battle of the Blades is set to anchor a fall lineup on CBC.