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Jock tactics— Toronto

Preface

Everyone loves a good, bad and ugly anti-hero and Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry is just that. At 75, he still enrages and entertains in equal measure with his signature brand of tough talk and strong opinions.

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Canadian hockey commentator and former player Don Cherry is famous for saying what’s on his mind. Every Saturday night during the ice hockey season – 1 October to June – his seven-minute Coach’s Corner segment airs live on CBc’s Hockey Night in Canada during the game’s first intermission. It’s the highest-rated spot on Canadian television, watched by up to two million viewers. His often outrageous but always sincere commentary includes him frequently shedding tears on camera for Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan and savaging European players…

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