New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens – Game 2 – 8:00pm

NHL Referee Wes McCauley (#4)Wes McCauley #4

Reg Season Playoffs
Team Records
  –  NYR 4-3 0-2
  –  MTL 4-3 0-1
Minors per game 3.3 5.0
PIM per game 10.1 14.9
% more minors on road team 7.6%  -4.1%
Home win % 63% 78%
Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd
 – Round 1 3.2 3.4 1.2
 – Round 2 3.6 2.2 2.2
 Total 3.4 2.8 1.7
Average Minors by Team:
  –  NYR 1.3, Opp 2.0 (56% more on Opp)
  –  MTL 2.2, Opp 1.8 (19% more on MTL)
  • Regular season games: 658; Playoff Games: 53
  • First NHL game: 1/20/07 – Chicago at Columbus
  • McCauley has a thing with Game 2s and New York. He worked Rangers/Flyers Game 2 and Rangers/Penguins Game 2.  New York lost both.
  • He refereed Canadiens/Bruins Game 5 – a 4-2 Boston win.
  • He also worked Game 7 between the Wild and Avs, which started off on a questionable goal
  • McCauley worked both Rangers/Habs games in Montreal this season. Teams split the games; both ended 1-0.
  • Mac’s last Ranger playoff game was a 5-3 home loss to the Devils in 2012.

NHL Referee Dan O'Halloran (#13)Dan O’Halloran #13

Reg Season Playoffs
Record
  –  NYR 4-3 0-2
  –  MTL 3-3 2-0
Minors per game 3.2 4.0
PIM per game 8.8 12.2
% more minors on road team 5.2% 12.9%
Home win % 61% 67%
Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd
 – Round 1 1.8 3.6 1.2
 – Round 2 2.2 2.8 1.6
 Total 2.0 3.2 1.4
Average Minors by Team:
  –  NYR 1.3, Opp 1.6 (19% more on Opp)
  –  MTL 1.3, Opp 1.4 (11% more on Opp)
  • Regular season games: 1,073; Playoff games: 131
  • First NHL Game: 10/1/95 – Anaheim at Pittsburgh
  • O’Halloran worked Canadiens/Lightning Game 1 (MTL W 5-4) and Canadiens/Bruins Game 6 (MTL W 4-0).
  • He officiated Rangers/Flyers Game 4 (PHI W 2-1) and Rangers/Penguins Game 3 (PIT W 2-0).

  • Notes
    • This is McCauley & O’Halloran’s second playoff game together.  They worked Game 7 of Ducks/Kings. McCauley was paired with Eric Furlatt for Rounds 1 and 2.  O’Halloran worked with Gord Dwyer for Round 1 and Kelly Sutherland in Round 2.
  • Linesmen: Derek Amell #75, Brad Kovachik #71
  • Standby Officials:  Marc Joannette #25 
  • Series Supervisor: Kris King

 

*Calls per Period represents combined total (both refs) and excludes matching penalties and game misconducts


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