The former NHL star was reviewing the Toronto Maple Leafs’ loss at home to the Florida Panthers in a second-round Stanley Cup playoff game on Tuesday. Co-host John Buccigross suggested the Maple Leafs should “pack a lunch” to prepare for Game 2.
“Maybe they need to pack a Lizzo-sized lunch,” Subban cracked.
Subban’s seemingly random meanness wasn’t the only instance a hockey announcer bashed someone’s appearance on the air recently. Hall of Famer Phil Esposito said of a spectator taunting the Tampa Bay Lightning in a first-round series against the Maple Leafs: “You’ve got a fat woman who’s yappin’ like crazy, or is that a guy with long hair? I can’t tell,” he said.
HuffPost has reached out to Subban, ESPN and Lizzo for comment.