RON MACLEAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ron MacLean Apologizes For HNIC Comments

((HT: CBC News))First... tell the HQ what you think about this segment...Well, if one of the best in the business offended you, Ron MacLean has apologized... Coming from a referee like MacLean, the remarks were surprising.And FOSG Elliotte Friedman was on set with him- and disagreed...The reaction among French-speaking and separatist Canadians was somewhat expected: An example from...
Via Online Sports Guys
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ron MacLean Of Hockey Night In Canada Offers An Apology For His ‘French-Canadian’ Referee Comment

from CBC, CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean apologizes for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game between the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning. MacLean suggested during the second intermission that a French-Canadian referee should not be working the game. The context for his comment was a controversial call...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

MacLean

     It was almost uncomfortable watching Ron MacLean try to justify his comments last night during game three between LA and SJ.  He was addressing the comments the made about the officials the NHL chose for the Montreal game earlier.  After the "blown call" made by Charron in game three (disallowed goal), MacLean said that the NHL should not have chosen a francophone...
Via Puckrant.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean discussed the first period of the Tampa/Montreal game and a few other topics including Cherry's view of the Matt Cooke hit last night.  
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Feel Sorry For Ron MacLean

from the CP at The Hockey News, Who was the big winner in Rogers' shakeup earlier this week of "Hockey Night in Canada"? Some might conclude it was George Stroumboulopoulos. Indeed, the 41-year-old CBC talk show host and former MuchMusic VJ has been handed what is arguably the best on-air TV job in Canada—host of "Hockey Night in Canada." The iconic...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Yep, Strombo Will Be Running Point For HNIC

((HT: Sportsnet))The announcement was made today in Toronto and the landscape will be markedly different when "Hockey Night" moves its way from CBC to Rogers and the new generation of hockey broadcasting will be led by George Stroumboulopoulous...Strombo, Ron MacLean, Don Cherry, Daren Millard, and Jeff Marek will be on the front lines...Here's Scott Moore with the...
Via Online Sports Guys
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
FANTASTIC

Kid attends game dressed as Don Cherry

Spotted in the stands during Friday night’s Jets-Penguins tilt was this mini Don Cherry, ably played by Kelly Thornhill of Winnipeg. The adorable youngster won a Don Cherry look-a-like contest, with her prize being seats to the game and the chance to meet the Ron MacLean and Don Cherry. I was going to say the real Don Cherry, but let’s be honest, the irascible 79-year-old has...
Via The Last Angry Fan
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron MacLean Says “There Won’t Be A Lockout”

from Ron MacLean of CBC,  There won't be a lockout. Seven years ago, the owners held a powerful upper hand. And more important, the issues were different. Gary Bettman wisely hired Arthur Levitt, the former Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to produce an audit showing the NHL lost $232 million US in 2003-04. That gave Bettman...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss
BAD IDEA COMMENTARY

Announcer likens NHL players to first responders on 9/11

Previewing the Rangers-Caps game, CBC's Ron MacLean likened what the players were facing to what first responders on 9/11 did.

Via NESN.com
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

CBC’s Ron MacLean compares hockey players to 9/11 first responders

CBC host Ron MacLean’s opening for Game Six between the Rangers and Capitals failed miserably tonight.  He mentioned that New York City and Washington were the two targets for September 11, 2001 and should have stopped there.  He went on to say that hockey players are ”like firefighters, like police officers” and threw around numerous 9/11 references. Hockey players aren’t...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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