The Hockey Writers Live: Sunday 6pm ET with Justin Bourne and Chris Botta

On Sunday at 6pm EST, another episode The Hockey Writers Live airs with hosts Mike Colligan and Rick Gethin. This week, the THW Live team is joined by guests Justin Bourne and Chris Botta.

Justin Bourne is a former ECHL and AHL player who now authors columns at the USA Today, Yahoo! Puck Daddy, The Hockey News and Hockey  He runs a personal blog as well at

Chris Botta is the managing editor at Islanders Point Blank, one of the best sources of Islanders coverage and analysis on the web. He’s also the team’s former longtime media relations VP and will join THW Live to discuss the state of the team in the aftermath of the Mark Streit and Kyle Okposo injuries.

With insight from head coaches, general managers, scouts, and over 60 local team correspondents, we want The Hockey Writers Live to become part of your Sunday routine.

You’ll be able to listen live via the player below, or you can join in on the conversation and chat with our hosts at

As always, feel free to email the show ahead of time with questions for our guests at

If you can’t catch THW Live on Sunday, you’ll still be able to listen or download any show throughout the week from our home page.

Future Episodes:

October 17thDmitry Chesnokov on the KHL and Russian hockey; and Tom McMillan (VP of Communications – Pittsburgh Penguins) talks emerging media and marketing NHL teams.

October 24th – Former NHL Referee Kerry Fraser talks about his career and upcoming book; and Scott Norton (Player Agent, President of Norton Sports) on the state of the game from an agent’s perspective, Twitter for athletes, and his MMDM initiative.

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  • Stephanie Lewark

    This past Sunday was the first time I tuned in to the show and I must say I’m happy I did. Rick and Mike do a fabulous job and the guests are phenomenal. I enjoyed it very much and plan to tune in from now on … THANKS for all your hard work, guys!