The Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks experienced a tumultuous ending in yesterday’s 3-2 Canucks victory. After Daniel Sedin scored the game-winner, the two teams got into a bench brawl. Words, pushes and shoves were exchanged, but no actions crossed the line – well, except for Panthers color commentator Denis Potvin getting in on the action, calling Daniel Sedin a “low life,” and saying “the Sedins are pointing fingers now, normally they only use those fingers to lick the peanut butter of their bread.” That makes literally no sense.
Watch for yourself.
“My choice of words at the conclusion of the Vancouver game on Monday should have been more appropriate. In the passion of the moment and under the circumstances of how the game ended, they came out wrong. For that I’m going to extend my sincere apologies to Daniel Sedin, Trevor Linden and the Canucks organization.”
While I commend him for apologizing, Potvin should learn, if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it during a live broadcasted event – or at the very least come up with insults that actually make a lick of sense.