On this special edition of Coach's Corner, Ron MacLean and Don Cherry discussed the treatment of Roberto Luongo, discussed the Sedin twins, Alex Burrows and some other topics...
Nice to see Don Cherry and Ron MacLean back on North American turf, this time on Vancouver.
A few highlights of tonight's segment, Cherry talked a bit about the Sochi experience and also mentioned the NHL will not be at to Winter Games in South Korea in 2018.
Cherry also discussed the play of Jamie Benn and the Ontario Hockey Assoc. needs to stop taking money from the parents.
The CBC's Elliotte Friedman, Ron MacLean and Glenn Healy discussed a slate of trade deadline-related topics in a makeshift Satellite Hotstove segment from Vancouver, and as we wait for the video to post, here's what they had to say, via my attempts to "live-Tweet" the event:
Why did Pat LaFontaine leave the Sabres? Friedman had three theories:
HE WENT THERE
Don Cherry said he didn't think women should not be allowed in the locker room in response to an incident from the week.
Don Cherry was back at it on Saturday, addressing the recent Duncan Keith situation and sharing his thoughts that female reporters don't belong in a male locker room.
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...
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...
A Canadian broadcaster attempted to clarify his remarks Thursday after invoking the 9/11 attacks and first responders prior to Game 6 between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals.
Ron MacLean, the CBC studio host for "Hockey Night in Canada," appeared to make a comparison between the teams' players and 9/11 first responders during the start of the network&...
BAD IDEA COMMENTARY
Previewing the Rangers-Caps game, CBC's Ron MacLean likened what the players were facing to what first responders on 9/11 did.
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...