NHL broadcaster Jeremy Roenick, who was suspended by NBC Sports in December for making inappropriate suggestions about his co-workers all through a podcast, is not going to return to the neighborhood.
“He won’t be returning to NBC Sports. We have no further comment,” an NBC Sports spokesperson suggested USA Today Sports on Wednesday.
Roenick, 50, confirmed the tip of his NBC Sports tenure with a video message on his Twitter account. The video was accompanied by the caption: “What a Joke!!”
“I’m very disappointed and angry today. I will not be returning to NBC,” Roenick talked about. “Though dissatisfied, I’m moreover grateful that I’ve had the prospect to share my love, my ardor, my info of the game with a whole lot of hundreds of people, a whole lot of hundreds of followers and for that, I thanks.
“Even although I am leaving NBC, I can’t be gone for long. I will be again higher and extra motivated to carry you the perfect leisure and the perfect that I’ve for the sport of hockey.”
NBC Sports suspended Roenick indefinitely without pay in late December for his remarks on the Spittin’ Chiclets podcast. During his look on the podcast, he talked about a visit to Portugal alongside together with his partner and fellow NBC hockey broadcaster Kathryn Tappen and joked concerning the alternative of the three having intercourse collectively.
Later inside the podcast, Roenick moreover talked about how engaging he thinks former NHL participant and current NBC Sports broadcaster Patrick Sharp is in comparison with himself and co-host Anson Carter. He issued a public apology for the “insensitive feedback” made about Tappen, Sharp and Carter on Jan. 11.
Roenick, who carried out for 20 seasons inside the NHL, was with NBC Sports since 2010.