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Oh boy, per the Canadian Press:
Don Cherry has found a new outlet for his observations on the sport of hockey — Twitter. The 78-year-old commentator on Hockey Night in Canada’s Coach’s Corner announced on Thursday that he had joined the social media site. Cherry made the announcement during an interview with fellow CBC personality George Stroumboulopoulos.
His Twitter handle — @CoachsCornerCBC — had yet to be verified as official by the website late Thursday and no tweets had been posted.
Despite this, the popular and controversial hockey commentator already had hundreds of followers by late Thursday. The account’s bio says that Cherry and Hockey Night in Canada producer Kathy Broderick will be the authors of the tweets.
A parody account using the handle @DonCherryParody has existed for months and has over 8,000 followers.
Cherry’s interview with “Strombo” will be posted on the CBC’s Stroumboulopoulos webpage by mid-day today, and the Toronto Star’s Raju Mudhar penned a write-...
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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...
Probably the highlight show of the season, Don Cherry has a few things to say about Brian Burke.
If you haven’t done so, I would suggest you watch the MacLean/Burke interview in the post below, then watch Coach’s Corner below in this post.
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((HT: CBC Sports/youtube))Don Cherry was not pleased with Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke and the way he handled the firing of former head coach Ron Wilson...Evidence below...Cherry thinks Burke is some kind of Ontario-phobe...And "Some kind" of Ontario-phobe...And the HQ doesn't think he is done roasting him- there's still some regular season left... especially...
Per the Windsor Star’s Dave Waddell, I’m sure that Coach’s Corner will involve some anti-Red Wings and anti-Maple Leafs talk after Wings GM Ken Holland and former Leafs president Richard Peddie offered the following takes on banning fighting in developmental programs, perhaps all the way up to the CHL level at some point:
“I’d love to see it at the lower levels,” Holland...
via CBC, Don Cherry sits with Jared Keeso, the actor who plays him, and talks about the sequel to ‘The Don Cherry Story’ .