10/26/2013 09:03 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Coach's Corner: Why Don Cherry feels sorry for John Scott

Buffalo Sabres enforcer John Scott has been the subject of heavy scrutiny over the past several days for his hit to the head of Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson on Wednesday. 

But Don Cherry thinks people need to stop placing so much blame on the six-foot-eight, 270-pound winger, who was suspended indefinitely pending an in-person hearing next week.

The candid Coach's Corner commentator said on his Hockey Night in Canada segment Saturday why he felt sorry for Scott, and that he has to make something happen in his limited ice time. 

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