With his unique perspective, Justin Bourne takes on the NHL's biggest issues with guests from around the hockey universe. Informative and insightful, with a light-hearted tone.
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 great?
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.
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 News, to discuss all things Olympic hockey. Then we'll answer some Tweets and hit the road for Sochi. Thanks for sticking with us!
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 will talk the main points of Henrik Lundqvist's MASSIVE contract extension with the Rangers.