Outspoken professional hockey commentator Jeremy Roenick is in NBC Sports activities’ penalty field. The studio analyst and former NHL participant was suspended Monday over his inappropriate feedback involving a colleague.
In a current version of the “Spittin’ Chiclets” podcast, Roenick made a collection of remarks about fellow hockey commentator NBC Sports activities anchor Kathryn Tappen, whi is sweet mates along with his spouse.. On the present he talked about being on trip not too long ago along with his spouse and Tappen, and Roenick made a number of references to Tappen’s seems and the opportunity of their having a threesome.
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Roenick stated on the podcast that somebody requested about him being on trip along with his spouse and her pal, and he stated he replied, “I play it off like we’re going to mattress collectively each night time, the three of us.” He added, “If it actually got here to fruition, that may actually be good, but it surely’s by no means going to occur.”
Roenick later praised Tappen as “some of the skilled sports activities personalities I do know.”
In an announcement to Sports activities Enterprise Journal on Monday, NBC Sports activities stated: “Jeremy Roenick has been suspended indefinitely with out pay for making inappropriate feedback about his co-workers. We can have no additional remark right now.”
Roenick performed 20 seasons with 5 NHL groups together with the Los Angeles Kings earlier than segueing to broadcasting. He at all times has been identified for being outspoken and typically controversial, even throughout his taking part in days. He serves as a studio analyst for NBC Sports activities Group’s NHL protection on NHL Reside and NHL Extra time, NBCSN’s pregame and postgame reveals.