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Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

added 8:56am on 11/10/19, Both video below of Coach's Corner have been pulled.  

Here is a video report of what was said by Don Cherry in his segment last night.

via Sportsnet,

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean break down the news surrounding the NHL, including a solid tilt between Ryan Reaves and Adam Lowry, goaltenders wearing plastic neck guards, and honouring our troops this Remembrance Day.

Plus a mention about Robby Fabbri.



added 9:04pm, YouTube version is below.

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, CBC HNIC, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: don+cherry, ron+maclean


Chet's avatar

Please stop amplifying this old ass racist. This site is better than that.

Posted by Chet from twitter: thegansen on 11/10/19 at 05:49 AM ET

Paul's avatar

Looks like the video has been pulled from both sources.

from CTV,

Hockey commentator Don Cherry is in the limelight yet again, this time for complaining that he rarely sees people he believes to be new immigrants wearing poppies ahead of Remembrance Day.

The 85-year-old Cherry said on Saturday on his weekly Coach’s Corner segment as part of Hockey Night in Canada that he’s less frequently seeing people wearing poppies anymore to honour fallen Canadian soldiers—and he singled out those he believes are immigrants in Toronto, prompting a swift online backlash.

“You people ... you love our way of life, you love our milk and honey, at least you can pay a couple bucks for a poppy or something like that,” Cherry said. “These guys paid for your way of life that you enjoy in Canada, these guys paid the biggest price.”

Among the online responses was one from Paula Simons, an independent senator from Alberta.



Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 11/10/19 at 09:30 AM ET

Nate A's avatar

“Hockey is for everyone”

Except crap like this says the league and at least some of its primary media outlets don’t really believe that.

Long past time to get this clown off the air.

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 11/10/19 at 10:24 AM ET

Rumbear's avatar

Wear a poppy!

Posted by Rumbear from Top O the Hasek, sing along The YzerMan Can!...... on 11/10/19 at 10:38 AM ET


I’m going to guess Cherry doesn’t even understand why his comments are racist. Any other person in the public eye would be held somewhat accountable and be force to apologize, get fired or resign. But because Cherry is an “icon”, he gets another pass.

Cherry might garner some viewers but I have to wonder how many do it just like go to hockey game to see a fight. Do they really need viewers that bad. Howard Cossell was entertaining as well but when he crossed a line, it was over and MNF survived. How many times has Cherry now crossed the line.

This isn’t about political correctness. This is about being a decent human being. Cherry is a xenophobe plain and simple. Canada has a proud tradition of welcoming immigrants. It should build on that, not the racist, xenophobic rants of an “entertainer” who has had more than enough spotlight.

Posted by evileye on 11/11/19 at 11:55 AM ET

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