The 86-year-old Cherry has been off the air for roughly a year now and Hockey News columnist Ken Campbell says the hockey world is better off for it.
How old is Don Cherry?
Donald Stewart Cherry ( born February 5, 1934 ) is a Canadian ice hockey commentator and sports writer.
Is Don Cherry married?
A few days later it was announced that Don Cherry would be stepping away from his role with Hockey Night in Canada. A statement released by Sportsnet said following discussions with Cherry, “it has been decided it is the right time for him to immediately step down.”
How long was Don Cherry on Hockey Night in Canada?
A former head coach of the Boston Bruins, Cherry had long hosted the six- to seven-minute segment on “Hockey Night in Canada.” He is an unabashed right-wing conservative with the on-air persona of someone holding forth in a bar, and has repeatedly offended wide swaths of Canadians with his opinions on hockey and other
How old is Ron MacLean?
The 61-year-old MacLean, who grew up in Alberta, first joined “Hockey Night in Canada” in 1986 when it was produced by CBC.
What was Don Cherry’s salary?
Don Cherry’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$6,000 ( US$49,553 in today’s dollars ), ranking #5485 in NHL / hockey career earnings.
Where does Don Cherry get his suits?
Cherry, who still gets the material for his suits from Fabricland, has no idea how many suits or shirts he has. And he is grateful for his wife’s patience when it comes to his trademark clothes. “She puts up with it anyhow.”
When did Don Cherry get fired from Hockey Night in Canada?
Cherry’s comments were immediately met with criticism online, and, two days later, Sportsnet announced the longtime host would be stepping down from Coach’s Corner. In an interview with Global News earlier this week, Cherry said he was disappointed by MacLean’s apology, but that the two remain friends.
What happened to Ron MacLean?
After the segment, MacLean issued an apology for not challenging Cherry’s remarks. MacLean moved to Rogers Media when it acquired “Hockey Night in Canada” rights in 2014. He was out of the host’s chair for two years, but returned in 2016 after the departure of George Stroumboulopoulos.