Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 10/11/11

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)
On Monday night, we told you that former NHL tough guys Chris Nilan, Stu Grimson and Jim Thomson were set to release a joint statement condemning CBC bloviator Don Cherry's comments about them on Oct. 6, in which he called them "hypocrites" and "pukes" while alleging they want fighting out of the League. From the law offices of Kay, Griffin, Enkema & Colbert — where Grimson practices law — here is that statement: "During CBC's broadcast of Coach's Corner on October 6, 2011, Don Cherry inserted himself into a prominent debate involving the recent tragic deaths of three (3) NHL players, drug addiction, alcohol abuse and mental illness. In doing so, Mr. Cherry targeted the above-named individuals, some of whom have suffered from such diseases, as a result of views they previously expressed. "Mr. Cherry's comments were more than inappropriate; they were baseless and slanderous. Furthermore, Mr. Cherry's subsequent attempt to qualify his comments on October 8, 2011, was entirely ine...
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