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Ron MacLean Apologizes After French Referee Comments Cause Social Media Firestorm

04 / 23 / 14

"Hockey Night in Canada" host Ron MacLean has "apologized for setting off a social media firestorm" following yesterday's Canadiens-Lightning game, according to the CP. MacLean during the game "suggested a French-speaking referee should not have worked the game." The comment "apparently st...

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