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NBC Fires Analyst Following Inappropriate Comments About Coworker

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PITTSBURGH - MAY 04: The NHL logo behind the net during the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers prior to game five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 4, 2008 at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Back in December, NBC Sports suspended NHL analyst Jeremy Roenick for making inappropriate comments about his co-workers on the "Spittin’ Chiclets” podcast. Fast forward two months later, and the company officially decided to move on from him.

Roenick made a few questionable remarks about Kathryn Tappen, Patrick Sharp and Anson Carter. He also commented about the possibility of sharing a bed with Tappen and his wife on a vacation in Portugal.

NBC will not be retaining Roenick anymore. On Wednesday afternoon, he shared the news that he's no longer with the network on Twitter with the caption: "What a joke!"

"I'm very disappointed and angry today. I will not be returning to NBC," Roenick said. "Though I'm disappointed, I'm also grateful that I've had the opportunity to share my love, my passion for the game with millions of fans."

Roenick also said that he won't be gone for long and will be motivated to bring hockey fans the best that he has.

Prior to his inappropriate remarks, Roenick had a prominent role with NBC Sports. They used him on various hockey shows, such as NHL Live and NHL Overtime.

In addition to being part of NBC's coverage for the NHL, Roenick also served as a studio analyst during the Winter Olympics.

Judging off Roenick's post on social media, this isn't the last time we'll hear him.