Backhand Shelf with Justin Bourne
Backhand Shelf - July 16 2014
Well, it's been 4 months and 11 days but we're shakin' the rust off, blown' the dust off, and we've recorded a gift for you. Justin Bourne and Thomas Drance talk about the future of the league's players, coaches, and teams. Isn't the off season just...
Backhand Shelf - Trade Deadline Summary
Justin Bourne, Thomas Drance and Scott Lewis review all of the trades that did and did not happen, discuss speculation on the day, and opine on the future of the affected teams as a result of today's Trade Deadline.
Backhand Shelf Trade Deadline - St. Louis for Callahan Trade
Justin Bourne is joined by Thomas Drance and Scott Lewis to break down the good and bad of the trade deal which sends Martin St. Louis to the NY Rangers and Ryan Callahan to the TB Lightning.
Backhand Shelf - January 22 2014
Justin talks to Patrick Burke, Director of Player Safety for the NHL, about his job, the process, and what its like working with hall of famers.
Backhand Shelf - January 8 2014
We're back! It's a New Year! It's a new show! Well, not really, but it's the same show you've come to know and love periodically and sporadically over the 2013/14 NHL season! We're joined today by Sean Gentille, National NHL writer for The Sporting...
Backhand Shelf - December 4 2013
The Dallas Stars and Herik Lundqvist are our main topics today as we are joined by Stars' colour analyst Daryl 'Razor' Reaugh to talk the new Dallas jerseys, Lindy Ruff, Antoine Roussel, Tyler Seguin, Eakin, Nichushkin, and lots more. Then Dave Lozo...
Backhand Shelf - November 27 2013
The BShelf Podcast is excited and pleased to have Wendel Clark join us today to talk about his life in the NHL and Kraft Hockeyville, the organization with which he is involved which helps keep hockey alive for families in local rinks all across...
Backhand Shelf - November 26 2013
We welcome The Globe and Mail's Media Reporter Steve Ladurantaye to the 'cast to discuss the Rogers Media acquisition of NHL broadcast rights in a monster 12 year, 5.2 billion dollar deal which gives Rogers exclusive rights to broadcast NHL games in...
Backhand Shelf - November 22 2013
Jason Brough of ProHockey Talk joins the BShelf crew today to throw some love to hockey Moms and Dads, discuss irrational hatred of NHL players and which ones we'd like to punch in the face given the chance, the art of hockey writing and what makes a...
Backhand Shelf - November 14 2013
We're joined today by theScore's Scott Lewis in studio to discuss Brian Burke's comments at the sports management conference, Steven Stamkos, Nazem Kadri, the Oilers, the current GM meetings, and lots more. Then we'll talk with Joe Yerdon, writer for...
Backhand Shelf - November 1 2013
The 'cast does a general wrap on this week in the NHL with special guest Scott Lewis who provides his insight and humour. We'll talk a sad, pathetic, bizarre story from Dallas Eakins and the Oilers. We'll discuss whether or not the Sabres are...
Backhand Shelf - October 30 2013
It is with great pleasure that we welcome The Godfather of Hockey, Bob McKenzie, to the podcast today. Among a multitude of topics, Bob will tell us about his beginnings in the world of hockey journalism, how he's cultivated his connections in the...
Backhand Shelf - October 23 2013
The Backhand Shelf welcomes the Score's own Thomas Drance into the Podquarium 2.0 today to talk the Eller/Eakins gotcha back that occurred after last night's game, refs stepping in to break up fights before they happen and how the helmet rule may...
Backhand Shelf - October 16 2013
Justin Bourne welcomes the Score's own writer Dave Lozo (@DaveLozo) to the podcast to talk Lapierre's hit on Dan Boyle and Kaleta's ten game suspension as a result of his hit on Jack Johnson. We'll also talk about the value of advanced stats, Joe...
Backhand Shelf - October 9 2013
Steve Dangle joins us today in studio to talk about all kinds of Leafy related things and other stuff as well! We'll cover thoughts on a possible Jake Gardiner trade, Bozak and Kadri's performance in last night's games vs. Colorado. Also, we'll talk...
Backhand Shelf - October 8 2013
Peter Laviolette's firing in Philly brings us to today's conversation with Frank Seravalli, beat writer for the Philly Daily News, writer of Frequent Flyers, and @DNFlyers on Twitter. We'll talk about Lav's firing, new head coach Craig Berube, and...
Backhand Shelf - October 1 2013
It's finally here! The season is finally here! This is better than Christmas! In honour of the new season, we've brought in a couple of mystery guests to make some predictions for awards, winners, losers, and just plain ridiculous events this season....
Backhand Shelf - Sept 24 2013
James Mirtle, hockey writer for Toronto's Globe and Mail Newspaper joins us on the show to discuss his article from this morning concerning the Toronto Maple Leafs 'Goon Culture' and the recent Leafs/Sabres brawl.
Backhand Shelf - September 19 2013
We are pleased to welcome Hockey Night In Canada's Elliotte Friedman to the podcast today to do a live on air version of 'Thoughts on Thoughts', Justin Bourne's thoughts on Elliotte Friedman's weekly '30 Thoughts'. Man, that's a lot of thoughts!
Backhand Shelf - September 18 2013
With pre-season games underway, we thought it would a great time to invite Corey Pronman of ESPN and Hockey Prospectus onto the show to talk rookie prospects for the coming season! Corey will fill us in on which prospects to watch, which teams have...
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