Tag Archives: Don Cherry

A “Hot Stick” in the Sunshine State – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – March 19, 2009

Photo: AP/Mike Carlson In mid-March of the 2008-09 season, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was chasing the 50-goal milestone for the third time in his career, in his fourth season in the NHL. At that time, the Capitals were … Continue reading

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Ratings For ‘Hockey Night In Canada’ Drop Since Don Cherry Was Fired

According to figures from Numeris, Canada’s broadcast measurement firm, Hockey Night in Canada took an immediate hit in the wake of Cherry’s firing and has never recovered.

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Sportsnet Fires Don Cherry Following Latest Comments

Hockey analyst Don Cherry will immediately step down from his role with Hockey Night in Canada, Sportsnet announced on Monday.

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Sportsnet Apologizes For Don Cherry’s Inappropriate Comments Towards Canadian Immigrants

Photo: CBC Sportsnet has apologized after hockey commentator Don Cherry complained on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Broadcast that he rarely sees people he believes are immigrants wearing poppies ahead of Remembrance Day, which sparked controversy among NHL fans.

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Don Cherry Rips Tom Wilson, Praises Brad Marchand On Hockey Night in Canada’s “Coaches Corner” Segment

Photo: Yardbarker Don Cherry has been known for two things throughout his broadcasting career: his crazy suits and his opinionated commentary during the “Coaches Corner” segment, where he discusses multiple hot topics from around the NHL during “Hockey Night in Canada” … Continue reading

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