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‘My eyes! The goggles do nothing!’ Don Cherry wears radioactive gold suit (photos)


Goodness gracious, man. It’s not like Don Cherry hasn’t dazzled — and nearly blinded — us before with his crazy get-ups, outfits, crimes against fashion, what have you, during his lengthy tenure as outspoken analyst on “Hockey Night in Canada. But during Thursday’s broadcast of Game 1 of the Boston Bruins-Montreal Canadiens series, Cherry donned some kind of plated, possibly radioactive gold suit coat. The gold-plated nightmare truly was one for the ages, worthy of inclusion in the pantheon of “Terrible Don Cherry Suit Coats.” And that’s saying something.


Seriously, he looks like C3PO’s pimp.

The only thing that gold-plated nightmare needs is for someone to Photoshop Bubo from “Clash of the Titans” perched on Cherry’s shoulder:


Now that would completely finish off the look.

And yes, that is indeed Harry Hamlin from “Mad Men” in 1981. Some things never change, like Don Cherry’s taste in garish suit coats, but other things change a lot.

Okay, last thing: This, in light of the headline, is of course obligatory:


[H/T Puck Daddy]