ice hockey coach, television commentator
Donald Stewart Cherry (born February 5, 1934) is a Canadian former ice hockey commentator. He is also a sports writer, as well as a retired professional hockey player and National Hockey League (NHL) coach.
February 5, 1934|
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
Vancouver Canucks (WHL)
In 2004, Cherry was voted by viewers as the seventh-greatest Canadian of all-time in the CBC miniseries The Greatest Canadian.
Cherry played one game with the Boston Bruins, and later coached the team for five seasons.
From 1986 to 2019, Cherry co-hosted Coach's Corner—a segment aired during CBC's Saturday-night NHL broadcast Hockey Night in Canada.
In November 2019, Cherry was fired by Sportsnet from Hockey Night in Canada for comments that suggested Canadian immigrants liked military veterans dying and benefited from it.
- ↑ "Don Cherry: Canadian hockey pundit fired for poppy rant". BBC News. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 2019-11-11.
- ↑ "The Don Cherry Lexicon". CBC. Retrieved 2007-12-01.
- ↑ "Don Stewart Cherry". The Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2015-09-30.
- ↑ "'I don't regret a thing': Don Cherry speaks out on his firing and Ron MacLean | CTV News". www.ctvnews.ca. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database