Tonight’s NHL Playoff Referees – Rangers/Canadiens Game 6

New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens – Game 6 – 8:00pm

NHL Referee Dan O'Halloran (#13)

Dan O’Halloran #13

Reg Season Playoffs
Team Records
- NYR 4-3 1-2
- MTL 3-3 2-1
Minors per game 3.2 4.2
PIM per game 8.8 11.7
% more minors on road team 5.2% 13.9%
Home win % 61% 58%
Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd
- Rd 1 1.8 3.6 1.2
- Rd 2 2.2 2.8 1.6
- Rd 3 3.0 3.0 0.5
Avg Minors by Team (Reg Season)
- NYR 1.3, Opp 1.6
- MTL 1.3, Opp 1.4
Power Plays/Gm (Playoffs)
- NYR 4.0, Opp 2.3
- MTL 3.3, Opp 2.7
  • Regular season games: 1,073; Playoff games: 133
  • First NHL Game: 10/1/95 – Anaheim at Pittsburgh
  • Worked Cup final in 2007, 2008, and 2010-2013
  • Paired with Gord Dwyer in Round 1
    • Canadiens/Lightning Game 1 (MTL W 5-4)
    • Rangers/Flyers Game 4 (NYR L 2-1)
  • Worked with Kelly Sutherland in Round 2
    • Canadiens/Bruins Game 6 (MTL W 4-0).
    • Rangers/Penguins Game 3 (NYR L 2-0).
  • O’Halloran calls 13.9% more penalties on road teams, more than any official left in the playoffs

NHL Referee Wes McCauley (#4)

Wes McCauley #4

Reg Season Playoffs
Record
- NYR 4-3 1-2
- MTL 4-3 2-1
Minors per game 3.3 5.0
PIM per game 10.1 13.7
% more minors on road team 7.6% -8.4%
Home win % 63% 67%
Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd
- Rd 1 3.2 3.4 1.2
- Rd 2 3.6 2.2 2.2
- Rd 3 3.0 3.0 0.5
Avg Minors by Team (Reg Season)
- NYR 1.3, Opp 2.0
- MTL 2.2, Opp 1.8
Power Plays/Gm (Playoffs)
- NYR 4.3, Opp 3.3
- MTL 4.5, Opp 3.5
  • Regular season games: 658; Playoff Games: 55
  • First NHL game: 1/20/07 – Chicago at Columbus
  • Worked 2013 Cup Final and 2012 Conf Final
  • Paired with Eric Furlatt for Rd 1 & 2
    • Rangers/Flyers Gm 2 (NYR L 4-2)
    • Rangers/Pens Gm 2 (NYR L 3-0)
    • Canadiens/Bruins Game 5 (MTL L 4-2)
  • McCauley worked both Rangers/Habs games in Montreal this season. Teams split the games; both ended 1-0.

  • Notes
    • This is McCauley & O’Halloran’s fourth playoff game together:
      • Ducks/Kings Game 7 (LAK W 6-2)
      • Rangers/Canadiens Game 2 (NYR W 3-1)
      • Kings/Blackhawks Game 4 (LAK W 5-2)
    • They’ve called just one 3rd period penalty in two Conference Final games
  • Linesmen: Derek Amell #75, Brad Kovachik #71
  • Standby Official: Brad Watson #23, Scott Driscoll #68
  • 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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  1. Who are the linemen’s in the New York/Montreal game six that I’m now watching? O’Halloran and McCauley are the refs. Thanks much

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