Amanda Cupido: Female reporters absolutely belong in the male dressing room

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[np_storybar title=”Matt Gurney: Don Cherry’s discomfort is old fashioned, but not sexist” link=”http://wp.me/pMyQg-tSN”]For a Leaf fan such as myself, Saturday night’s game between the Leafs and the Canadiens proved all kinds of disappointing. I almost welcomed the distraction provided by Don Cherry’s first-intermission Coach’s Corner segment, during which the old-school hockey guru told co-host Ron McLean that he didn’t believe that female reporters should go into the dressing room of male players.

“I don’t believe — and I really believe this — I don’t believe women should be allowed in the male dressing room,” Cherry said, to the comically evident discomfort of McLean. “I — now, wait a minute — I remember the first time it happened to me. Guys are walking around naked and I hear this woman’s voice and I turn around and there’s a woman, and she’s asking me about the power play, and I say let’s…

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