Tonight on Blueshirt Banter Radio, the greatest player to ever lace up the skates will be stopping by to talk to us. Former Edmonton Oiler, Los Angeles King, St. Louis Blue, and of course, New York Ranger Wayne Gretzky will be calling in from the Gillette - EA SPORTS Champions of Gaming on Xbox 360 event he is taking part in.
Following our radio interview with Wayne, Joe and Nick will be doing an in person interview with him live at the event. That interview will run here on the site later this week, and we'll bring you the audio from their interview next week.
So make sure you join us tonight for our chat with a true sports legend. Wayne's time with us will be short, you won't want to miss it.
Remember, you can click the link for Blueshirt Banter Radio, and be a part of the terrific live chat that goes on during the show, or you can listen right here on the player below:
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.
WHERE: Arena 135 West 41st Street, New York, NY