Don Cherry

With Don Cherry gone, what will we see on Hockey Night in Canada Saturday night

Nov 16, 2019 | 1:31pm

Don’t expect an immediate replacement for fired commentator Don Cherry on “Coach’s Corner.” In fact, it’s possible that Sportsnet may eventually take the long-running “Hockey Night in Canada” segment in a different direction. “We’re taking the time to explore new formats for the first intermission,” Sportsnet communications director Andrew Garas said in an email to […]

Sportsnet separates from Don Cherry following his ‘you people’ rant

Nov 11, 2019 | 3:05pm

After Don Cherry’s remarks on Saturday’s Coach’s Corner episode caused controversy among Canadians, his network has decided to cut ties with him. Sportsnet announced on Monday he is no longer a part of their team stating “it is the right time for him to immediately step down”. Statement from Sportsnet: — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) November […]

Online backlash against Don Cherry for comments on immigrants and Remembrance Day

Nov 10, 2019 | 8:54am

Don Cherry is in the limelight yet again, this time for complaining that he rarely sees people he believes to be new immigrants wearing poppies ahead of Remembrance Day. The 85-year-old Cherry said on Saturday on his weekly Coach’s Corner segment as part of Hockey Night in Canada that he’s less frequently seeing people wearing […]