Donald Stewart "Don" Cherry was born February 5, 1934. Don is a Canadian ice hockey commentator for CBC Television and sports writer. Don is a retired professional hockey player and NHL coach. Cherry co-hosts the "Coach's Corner" intermission segment on the long-running Canadian sports program "Hockey Night in Canada". He has also worked for ESPN as a commentator during the latter stages of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Nicknamed Grapes, he is a Canadian icon known for his outspoken manner, flamboyant dress, and staunch Canadian nationalism.