Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/3/12

OTTAWA, ON - JUNE 04: Broadcasters, (L-R) Bill Clement, Don Cherry and Brett Hull speak during the intermission show of Game Four of the 2007 Stanley Cup finals between the Anaheim Ducks and the Ottawa Senators on June 4, 2007 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images for NHL)
Hockey Night In Canada commentator Don Cherry verbally blasted Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke during Saturday night's broadcast.

The former Boston Bruins coach called out Burke for not having enough Canadians on his team and for trying to get him fired.

"If you want Americans, you got the team. It's the only organization in Canada that cheers when Canada loses and it's an absolute shame...He has all Americans, he has American college guys who play for him right now," Cherry ranted.

The outburst comes a day after Burke, who was raised in Edina, Minnesota, fired 2010 U.S. men's national hockey coach Ron Wilson from his head coaching position with the Maple Leafs. Burke had complained in the past that Cherry was being critical of Wilson during his CBC segments. Cherry finally responded to the complaint in a heated fashion Saturday.

"Here's what kills me- Burke goes to my bosses and says I'm a bad guy and I said something 'vicious' about his coach...Two weeks later he fires him. Figure that one folks..."You want to get me off? You want to take me on? 'Oh Brian Burke, I'm shaking in my boots,"
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