Roman Polak's agent, Allan Walsh, called out Boston Bruins play-by-play announcer Jack Edwards for his insensitive response to the Dallas Stars defenseman crashing headfirst into the boards during the second period of Thursday's season opener.
"You are truly a piece of shit and an absolute disgrace," Walsh wrote on Twitter early Friday morning.
Bruins color analyst Andy Brickley suggested Polak's dangerous collision "looked self-induced," to which Edwards replied by calling the scary fall "bad hockey karma."
Edwards evidently stood by his comments despite the harsh criticism:
Polak was stretchered off the ice and taken to the hospital for evaluation. Head coach Jim Montgomery confirmed after the game that the 33-year-old Polak had use of his extremities.
The Stars announced later Friday that Polak suffered a small fracture in his sternum and will be evaluated in one week.