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MacLean helped pull man out of river

Updated: June 4, 2010, 1:07 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- One of hockey's most famous broadcasters turned hero Thursday.

Even if he did try to downplay it.

Ron MacLean, the veteran host of CBC's "Hockey Night in Canada," helped save a man's life Thursday around 1:30 p.m. ET, assisting in his rescue from the Delaware River.

"I'm not the hero, I helped the guy who was," MacLean told ESPN.com.

MacLean was enjoying a quiet lunch on a hotel restaurant patio with "Coach's Corner" legend Don Cherry when a woman came screaming ...

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