Hockey commentator fired over comments about referee’s Indigenous status – Yahoo Sports
February 7, 2023
A Nova Scotia Jr. B team says a commentator has been fired after a discriminatory remark suggesting referee bias toward First Nation players.
A junior hockey commentator has been relieved of his duties following an abhorrent on-air comment he made last Sunday.
The announcer, whose name has not been revealed, had been commentating a game at the Junior B level in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League between the Eskasoni Junior Eagles — a team owned and operated by First Nation Chief Leroy Denny — and the Pictou County Scotians.
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