Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins – Game 1 – 7:30pm

NHL Referee Marc Joannette Marc Joannette #25

  • 3.4 minor penalties per game
  • 10.0 PIM per game
  • Record: BOS 3-3, MTL 2-4
  • Favors home team (10.9% more minors on road team)
  • Home win %: 54.7%
  • Average minors by team:
    • MTL 1.5, Opponents 1.8
      • (16.7% more calls on Opp)
    • BOS 1.6, Opponents 1.6
      • (Calls even BOS/Opp)
  • Last MTL/BOS game – 3/12/14, BOS W 4-1
  • 2013 Playoff Record: MTL 0-0, BOS 1-0
  • From Verdun, Quebec

NHL Referee Kevin Pollock Kevin Pollock #33

  • 3.1 minor penalties per game
  • 9.9 PIM per game
  • Record: BOS 3-1, MTL 2-4
  • Favors home team (11.4% more minors on road team)
  • Home win %: 54.1%
  • Average minors by team:
    • MTL 1.8, Opponents 1.7
      • (4.8% fewer calls on Opp)
    • BOS 1.5, Opponents 0.8
      • (50.0% fewer calls on Opp)
  • Last MTL/BOS game – 2/6/13, BOS W 2-1
  • 2013 Playoff Record: MTL 1-0, BOS 1-0
  • From Kincardine, Ontario
  • Worked the 2014 Sochi Olympics

  • Joannette/Pollock Playoff Stats (Combined)
    • 8.6 minor penalties per game (combined)
    • 22.0 PIM per game (combined)
    • Record: BOS 1-0, MTL 0-0
    • Home win %: 40.0% (Home teams are 2-3)
    • Power plays awarded: 40 – 50.0% to home team
    • Calls by period – 13-14-12-1-2-0 (They worked one 3OT game)
    • Previous games: STL/CHI Gm1, COL/MIN Gm2, BOS/DET Gm3, SJ/LAK Gm5, PIT/CBJ Gm6
    • Most frequent playoff calls: Roughing (8), Interference (7), Tripping (5)
  • Linesmen:  Steve Barton #59, Pierre Racicot #65
  • Standby Referee: Chris Rooney #5

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