11/10/2014 01:36 EST | Updated 11/10/2014 01:59 EST

Don Cherry On 'Coach's Corner': Host Complains Live About Lack Of Airtime (VIDEO)

It's not unusual for hockey's most boisterous personality to speak what's on his mind.

Yes, we're used to "Coach's Corner" host Don Cherry bashing certain players and taking pot-shots at NHL teams he doesn't like, but we this is a little unusual -- Cherry airing his frustrations about the lack of "Coach's Corner" airtime.

Rogers Communications purchased "Hockey Night In Canada" approximately one year ago in a massive 12-year, $5.2-billion agreement between the telecommunications giant and the NHL. Rogers appointed Canadian personality George Stroumboulopoulos as host of the show, but emphasized that "HNIC" would continue -- though they didn't specify if the show would have any changes to format, structure, or length.

Now a month into the 2014-15 hockey season, Cherry let loose during the first-intermission segment of "HNIC" on Saturday night. (You can watch the video, above.) Cherry makes seven references to his "lack of time" -- and says he's "gotta hurry." It seems the acerbic Canadian personality feels like "Coach's Corner" isn't getting enough minutes.

In the just-over five minutes of this latest rendition of "Coach's Corner," Cherry makes at least six different comments about the lack of airtime:

"I don’t have much time, as usual, folks."

"We over yet?"

"I gotta talk fast, boy. You gotta pay attention to me, because I don’t get much time."

"Why are we tight? Why are we tight?"

"Anyhow, we gotta end right now."

"Folks, I’m sorry. I just got on and we have to end."

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