Don Cherry should be on television until he doesn’t want to be.
Rogers isn’t going to ask me what to do about anything. (If they had, my cell phone deal – and yours – would have been different.) But I can tell you, from my perspective, why he belongs on the air.
He is unforgettable.
I once spent a weekend with Grapes. I was doing promo for the Brandon Wheat Kings hockey team and we brought the man in to speak at a big dinner event. It was my job to squire him around, including half a day in the car and airport together each way to and from the Winnipeg airport.
He was fascinating and compelling.
The new deal that has Rogers in control of hockey broadcasting in Canada for the next dozen years raises a lot of questions about where and how you will view games. Will it ...