James Mirtle

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About me

Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Sportswriter
Location Toronto
Introduction James has covered the NHL and the game of hockey since 2004, beginning with this website and continuing with The Globe and Mail (2008-16) and The Athletic. He is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association, a long-time radio analyst with TSN and was the original NHL network manager at SB Nation. A graduate of Thompson Rivers and Ryerson universities, James grew up in Kamloops, B.C. as a season ticket holder in the Blazers' glory years.
Interests Playing guitar, beer league hockey
Favorite Movies The Terminator, T2
Favorite Music Metal
Favorite Books Cathedral, City of Glass, The Game, Game Misconduct, Solaris, The Things They Carried, War with the Newts