Hockey analyst Mike Milbury is facing criticism for comments he made on air during “NHL on NBC.”
Speaking during the Islanders’ 4-0 win over the Capitals on Thursday night, Milbury said there weren’t women in the bubble to “distract” the players. His comments came after co-host John Forslund was talking about the environment of the bubble.
“If you think about it, it’s a terrific environment with regard to — if you enjoy playing and enjoy being with your teammates for long periods of time, it’s a perfect place,” Forslund said.
Milbury responded, “Not even any woman here to disrupt your concentration.”
Many felt the comment Milbury made was sexist: