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Backhand Shelf with Justin Bourne

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Toronto, ON

Description:

Justin Bourne and Rob Pizzo banter about the hot button NHL issues of the day.

Twitter:

@jtbourne

Language:

English

Contact:

theScore, Inc. 500 King Street West, 4th Floor Toronto, ON M5V 1L9 (416) 477-7853


Episodes

Backhand Shelf - July 16 2014

7/16/2014
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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 great?

Duration: 00:33:26


Backhand Shelf - Trade Deadline Summary

3/6/2014
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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.

Duration: 00:18:00


Backhand Shelf - Trade Deadline Summary

3/6/2014
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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.

Duration: 00:18:00


Backhand Shelf Trade Deadline - St. Louis for Callahan Trade

3/5/2014
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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.

Duration: 00:06:26


Backhand Shelf - January 22 2014

1/22/2014
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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.

Duration: 00:26:28


Backhand Shelf - January 8 2014

1/8/2014
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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 News, to discuss all things Olympic hockey. Then we'll answer some Tweets and hit the road for Sochi. Thanks for sticking with us!

Duration: 00:22:48


Backhand Shelf - December 4 2013

12/4/2013
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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 will talk the main points of Henrik Lundqvist's MASSIVE contract extension with the Rangers.

Duration: 00:26:59


Backhand Shelf - November 27 2013

11/27/2013
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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 Canada. Visit www.krafthockeyville.cbc.ca for more information. We'll also welcome Down Goes Brown to the show to talk the current concussion lawsuit launched by former NHL players, our opinion on the new Islanders jerseys, and the NHL salary cap...

Duration: 00:30:10


Backhand Shelf - November 26 2013

11/27/2013
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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 Canada.

Duration: 00:10:57


Backhand Shelf - November 22 2013

11/23/2013
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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 good post, which hockey player we'd like to trade places with for the rest of this season, and a bunch of other junk and stuff and things and minutia and what have you.

Duration: 00:36:52


Backhand Shelf - November 14 2013

11/14/2013
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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 ProHockey Talk and Sabres & Leafs correspondent for NHL.com, about the recent shake-up in the Sabres organization, namely the firing of GM Darcy Regier and Head Coach Ron Rolston.

Duration: 00:43:11


Backhand Shelf - November 1 2013

11/1/2013
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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 historically bad, the Islanders trade of Thomas Vanek for Matt Moulson, the Jon Scott suspension, and a tiny bit of Leafs talk too. Are they REALLY legit this year? Then we'll answer some Twitter questions. And finally, we'll enjoy the weekend.

Duration: 00:28:32


Backhand Shelf - October 30 2013

10/30/2013
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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 hockey world over the years, what Twitter means to him, and of course, his opinions on some current NHL issues.

Duration: 00:38:19


Backhand Shelf - October 23 2013

10/23/2013
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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 affect that, trending teams and players in the NHL and for the Olympics, Tim Thomas, John Tortorella, Tyler Seguin ... and lots MORE!

Duration: 00:44:10


Backhand Shelf - October 16 2013

10/17/2013
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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 Thornton's comments on his penis, Peter Chiarelli's comments on Tyler Seguin, and the Devils' and Rangers' horrible starts this season

Duration: 00:40:10


Backhand Shelf - October 9 2013

10/10/2013
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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 Tomas Hertl's 4 goals last night and whether the last one was a little too flashy? Maybe? Then we'll finish off with a fun game of hilarious names in the NHL, and an explanation of the punk test.

Duration: 00:38:24


Backhand Shelf - October 8 2013

10/8/2013
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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 whether Paul Holmgren should be worried about his job. All of that plus lots more Flyers talk!

Duration: 00:27:27


Backhand Shelf - October 1 2013

10/2/2013
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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. Only time will tell who is right and who is wroooooooong.

Duration: 00:40:45


Backhand Shelf - Sept 24 2013

9/25/2013
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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.

Duration: 00:19:31


Backhand Shelf - September 19 2013

9/19/2013
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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!

Duration: 00:27:20

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