I know we have been telling you guys the last week or so that Brendan Shanahan was going to join us tomorrow night. However, Shanny has been replaced at the event by Wayne Gretzky, and Wayne will be joining us tomorrow night for a few minutes on the radio show, and he will then do a sit down interview with Joe and Nick which will run on the site here later in the week.
Hope you can join us when we talk to "The Great One". The show starts at 7, Wayne will join us about 7:30.
Here is the press release on the event:
*** MEDIA ALERT ***
World's Best Gamers Come to the Big Apple to Compete in the Second Annual
Gillette - EA SPORTS Champions of Gaming on Xbox 360
Regional champions from around the globe battle for the chance to compete one-one-one against New York's own Derek Jeter, as well as, Matt Ryan and other star athletes
WHAT: The world's best gamers will find out if they have what it takes to beat Derek Jeter and other pro sports stars in the Gillette - EA SPORTS Champions of Gaming Global Finals at Arena in New York City on Wednesday, April 14, 2010.
More than 350,000 contestants participated in the world's largest multi-sport gaming tournament. Now, regional finalists from the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific will compete on four EA SPORTS titles for the Champions of Gaming crown and the chance to go head-to-head with a sports megastar live and in-person on the Champions Stage.
The Gillette - EA SPORTS Champions of Gaming Global Finals is being filmed and will air on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 11:30 p.m. ET on Spike. The event is invite only.