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Don Cherry, Poppies, And Patriotism
I do not admire Don Cherry. I do not admire his traditionalist beliefs about hockey. I do not admire his Coach’s Corner segment on Hockey Night In Canada on Sportsnets and CBC. I do not admire his massive influence on hockey culture. I admire hockey and the National Hockey League (NHL), but I admire it less than I did five years ago. And Don Cherry and the people like him within the National Hockey League and the hockey media is largely why I’m losing interest in hockey. I became a hockey fan immediately after I immigrated from Ghana to Montreal.