Kukla's Korner Hockey
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A few of the main topics discussed by Don Cherry and Ron MacLean- The play of Bryan Bickell and some player/media exchanges.
The main topic tonight is the Matt Cooke suspension plus a few other topics...
Ron MacLean chats with President of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets and a former NHL goaltender John Davidson discussing the talent of this years' squad and reflect on his personal playoff memories.
Tim Thompson is at it again...
CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean apologizes for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game between the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning.
MacLean suggested during the second intermission that a French-Canadian referee should not be working the game. The context for his comment was a controversial call by another French-Canadian referee in the third game of the first-round playoff series that Lightning coach Jon Cooper said cost his team the game.
MacLean said the fact the NHL assigned another French-Canadian referee to officiate Game 4 was meant to send a message to Cooper.
MacLean’s view was challenged by fellow Hockey Night in Canada commentator Elliotte Friedman, who said it was “unfair” to suggest French-Canadian referees were partial to Montreal.
continued and watch the HNIC segment below regarding the referee comment...
Don Cherry and Ron MacLean discussed the first period of the Tampa/Montreal game and a few other topics including Cherry's view of the Matt Cooke hit last night.
Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada with a look at Thomas Vanek and the adjustments his linemates have made to play with him.
A great Inside Hockey feature by Elliotte Friedman on Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper.
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