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A photographic look at hockey commentator Don Cherry's Christmas visit with Canadian troops in Kandahar

Hockey Night in Canada star Don Cherry signs heavy artillery during a Christmas Day visit to troops stationed at outposts in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Saturday Dec. 25, 2010. The 76-year-old Cherry worked the mostly French-Canadian troops at each stop with the Kandahar version of his long-running “Coach's Corner” segment that airs during the first intermission of NHL games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Steve RennieSteve Rennie/The Canadian Press

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Hockey Night in Canada star Don Cherry signs heavy artillery during a Christmas Day visit to troops stationed at outposts in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Saturday Dec. 25, 2010. The 76-year-old Cherry worked the mostly French-Canadian troops at each stop with the Kandahar version of his long-running “Coach's Corner” segment that airs during the first intermission of NHL games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Steve RennieSteve Rennie/The Canadian Press

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Hockey Night in Canada star Don Cherry signs heavy artillery during a Christmas Day visit to troops stationed at outposts in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Saturday Dec. 25, 2010. The 76-year-old Cherry worked the mostly French-Canadian troops at each stop with the Kandahar version of his long-running “Coach's Corner” segment that airs during the first intermission of NHL games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Steve RennieSteve Rennie/The Canadian Press

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Hockey Night in Canada star Don Cherry speaks during a Christmas Day visit to troops stationed at outposts in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Saturday Dec. 25, 2010. The 76-year-old Cherry worked the mostly French-Canadian troops at each stop with the Kandahar version of his long-running “Coach's Corner” segment that airs during the first intermission of NHL games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Steve RennieSteve Rennie/The Canadian Press

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