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Pierre McGuire Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

from Kevin Allen of USA TODAY,

NBC analyst Pierre McGuire remembers the late Hall of Fame coach Pat Burns imploring him and others in the hockey coaching community to schedule regular colonoscopies. Now he will be the guy reminding coaches of the importance of prostate exams.

The announcement that McGuire has been diagnosed with prostate cancer was made before NBC Sports Network's "Wednesday Night Rivalry" game between the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks.

“I had no symptoms at all,” McGuire, 56, told USA TODAY Sports. “If I wouldn’t have had a physical, I would have kept going and I never would have known, because nothing was bothering me.”

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Cancer sucks, all the best to Pierre!

Posted by Steve1306 on 01/10/18 at 09:15 PM ET

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Cancer sucks, all the best to Pierre!

It sure does. You can beat it Pierre. grin

Posted by bigfrog on 01/11/18 at 12:43 AM ET

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All the best, Pierre.

Posted by Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit on 01/11/18 at 09:44 AM ET

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