Welcome to this Monday’s edition of links, news & notes. Out of everything that’s happened in the NHL this week, the biggest story has been off the ice with Don Cherry. That and more is discussed below.
- As everyone has probably heard at this point, Don Cherry uttered some pretty xenophobic comments on TV this weekend. Sound familiar? It’s nothing new for Cherry, who for decades has gotten away with various racist, sexist and xenophobic comments live on air — nkb wrote last week about the negative impact Cherry has had on hockey culture, and player safety specifically.