RELATED STORIES Hockey analyst Jeremy Roenick’s time in the charge box isn’t over: The former NHL celebrity won’t go back to NBC Sports after being put on hold forever for sexually symptomatic remarks he made about his colleagues. A network spokesperson verified Roenick’s termination to the Associated Press, including that NBC Sports would certainly have no more remark.
Roenick lashed out at the decision in a video clip uploaded to Twitter. “I’m really dissatisfied as well as upset today. I will certainly not be returning to NBC,” he claimed before giving thanks to fans for their assistance and promising to be back on the air soon “better as well as much more motivated” to share his love of the game.
A nine-time NHL All Star who retired in 2009, Roenick joined the NBC Sports group as an analyst as well as workshop analyst the list below year. Roenick was suspended last December for comments he made on a podcast concerning his NBC coworkers Kathryn Tappen as well as Patrick Sharp. Roenick remembered a journey to Portugal that he as well as his better half Tracey took with Tappen and also suggested he intended to have a threesome with her. He likewise called Sharp “so stunning” and also included that “I would not state no today” if Sharp welcomed him to bed.
Tappen responded with a statement: “While Jeremy as well as I remain to be buddies, what he claimed was inappropriate, specifically amongst workplace colleagues. I do not pardon his remarks.”