Sport Canucks' Horvat: Cherry's comments have 'no place' in hockey
Doughty clarifies comments about Canucks: 'Guys twisted my words'
Following the Los Angeles Kings' 8-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Oct. 9, Drew Doughty made headlines when he said "a team like that should not be beating a team like ours 8-2." "There's actually no way," he continued. "I know they had a lot of energy right off the bat because it's their home opener and they had their whole ordeal with the captain and whatever. But we had chances to come back, and then we just gave up a goal right after we scored a goal. It was a bad team effort by everyone on this team, I thought."Doughty's remarks inspired a new Canucks team slogan.Shirts Like That #TeamLikeThathttps://t.
captain agrees with Sportsnet's decision to fire Don Cherry after the longtime host of "Coach's Corner" went on a divisive rant about immigrants not wearing poppies during his most recent segment on Saturday.
"He's been in the game for a long time and he's been around, but at the same time hockey's supposed to bring people together and there's no place for stuff like that," Horvat said, according to CBC's.
"I think it's the right decision to be made."
Cherry was let go on Monday after intense backlash from his comments lit up social media.
Ron MacLean apologizes for mishandling Cherry's 'flat-out wrong' remarks
Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean issued an apology Sunday for the way he handled Don Cherry's comments toward Canadian immigrants on Saturday's edition of "Coach's Corner." MacLean spoke ahead of Sportsnet's hockey broadcast, claiming accountability for allowing Cherry to make such comments. #UPDATE: Coach's Corner co-host Ron MacLean has apologized to Canadians for the comments Don Cherry made regarding immigrants, saying in part, "I satMacLean spoke ahead of Sportsnet's hockey broadcast, claiming accountability for allowing Cherry to make such comments.
"You people that come here, you love our way of life, you love our milk and honey, at least you can pay a couple of bucks for poppies or something like that," Cherryon Saturday.
After being axed from the job Cherry held since 1981, he doubled down rather than apologizing,"I know what I said and I meant it."
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