The four pairs returning to compete on Sunday, November 1 are: Shae-Lynn Bourne and Claude Lemieux, Marie-France Dubreuil and StÃ©phane Richer, Christine Hough-Sweeney and Tie Domi, Jamie SalÃ© and Craig Simpson. All will perform to songs inspired by movies and musicals.
Olympic gold medalist and figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi and her husband Bret Hedican, who won a Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes, will reside as guest judges for the fifth week of BATTLE OF THE BLADES, Sunday, November 1 and Monday, November 2. Yamaguchi and Hedican will draw from their knowledge of both sports to provide a combined score alongside regular judges Bezic and Button. All four will also determine who of the bottom two ranking pairsâ€”as determined by viewer votesâ€”gets iced on Monday’s skate-off show.