New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens – Game 4 – 8:00pm

NHL Referee Dave Jackson (#8)

Dave Jackson #8

Reg Season Playoffs
Team Records
  –  NYR 1-4 1-1
  –  MTL 4-1 1-1
Minors per game 3.9 2.4
PIM per game 11.8 5.7
% more minors on road team 7.9% 11.1%
Home win % 51% 50%
Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd
 – Rd 1 2.6 3.8 2.4
 – Rd 2 2.8 3.2 1.0
 – Rd 3 6.0 0.0 2.0
Average Minors by Team:
  –  NYR 2.0, Opp 1.7 (15% more on NYR )
  –  MTL 2.1, Opp 2.5 (19% more on Opp)
  • Regular season games: 1,331. Playoffs: 77
  • Jackson’s last Conf Finals appearance was in 2009; he missed the postseason from 2010-2013
  • Last Rangers/Habs game was 10/28/13 (MTL W 2-0 at MSG)
  • He also worked the previous Rangers/Habs game in Montreal on 3/30/13 (MTL W 3-0), and a MTL 4-0 W on 11/19/11.
  • Rangers have not scored a goal against Montreal in a Jackson officiated game since before the lockout (January 17, 2004 – a 2-2 tie… when you could still have a tie. Rangers goals came from Holik and Kovalev.
  • Rangers have not won a game against Montreal with Jackson refereeing dating back to 1999. (Possibly longer — our stats don’t go back any further)
  • From Montreal, Quebec

NHL Referee Dan O'Rourke (#9)

Dan O’Rourke #9

Reg Season Playoffs
Record
  –  NYR 3-2 1-1
  –  MTL 2-2 1-1
Minors per game 3.7 2.7
PIM per game 11.0 5.7
% more minors on road team 18.4% 11.1%
Home win % 61% 50%
Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd
 – Rd 1 2.6 3.8 2.4
 – Rd 2 2.8 3.2 1.0
 – Rd 3 6.0 0.0 2.0
Average Minors by Team:
  –  NYR 2.4, Opp 2.3 (2% more on NYR )
  –  MTL 2.1, Opp 2.4 (12% more on Opp )
  • Regular season games: 655. Playoff games: 68
  • O’Rourke’s worked four straight Conference Finals. He made it to the Cup Final in 2011 and 2012.
  • From Calgary, Alberta

  • Notes
    • Dan O’Rourke and Jackson have worked together all postseason (11 games)
      • Montreal – Game 2 vs. Bruins, Game 7 vs. Bruins
      • Rangers – Game 1 vs. Flyers, Game 4 vs. Penguins
    • Rangers have handled calls against them, killing off 22 straight penalties
    • New York is 5-1 in the playoffs when they score on the power play.
    • Montreal’s PP is 0-9 and their PK is 8-12 in the series.
    • Last NYR win at MSG vs MTL: 3/30/12. Rangers were led by Gaborik (1g, 1a) and Del Zotto (2g)
    • Last NYR PPG scored at home vs. MTL was also 3/30/12 – by Michael Del Zotto. Brad Richards scored a PPG earlier in the game as well.
  • Linesmen: Shane Heyer #55, Jonny Murray #95
  • Standby Official: Kevin Pollock #33 
  • Series Supervisor:  Kris King
  • Anthems: John Amirante

 

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


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