Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens – 6:00 EST

Referees

Brad Watson (#23)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 160
  • Reg Season Games: 1113
  • First NHL Game: Mar 7 1996
  • Birthplace: Regina, SK
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 4.4 5
PP/Gm 2.6 3.2
Penl/Gm 3.1 4
PIM/Gm 6.2 8.9
% Penl on Home Team 49% 48%
More Penl on Rd Team 6% 10%
Home Win % 50% 49%
Home Rec. 3-3 37-38
OT Games 0% 25%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 34% 39% 27%
Playoffs 32% 35% 32%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
TBL 0-1 2-1 4-2
MTL 1-0 2-4 3-1
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
TBL 1.5 1.5
MTL 1.5 1.4

Chris Lee (#28)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 44
  • Reg Season Games: 861
  • First NHL Game: Apr 2 2000
  • Birthplace: Saint John, NB
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 4.4 5.1
PP/Gm 2.6 2.9
Penl/Gm 3.1 3.7
PIM/Gm 6.2 8.7
% Penl on Home Team 49% 47%
More Penl on Rd Team 6% 11%
Home Win % 50% 41%
Home Rec. 3-3 31-45
OT Games 0% 20%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 34% 37% 29%
Playoffs 32% 35% 32%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
TBL 0-1 3-3 2-2
MTL 1-0 3-3 1-5
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
TBL 1 1.3
MTL 1.2 0.9

Referees Watson & Lee have worked 6 games together this postseason.
Standby referee is Francois St. Laurent (#38).
Series Supervisor is Kay Whitmore.

Linesmen

Brad Kovachik (#71)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 107
  • Reg Season Games: 1221
  • First NHL Game: Oct 10 1996
  • Birthplace: Woodstock, ON

Bryan Pancich (#94)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 10
  • Reg Season Games: 398
  • First NHL Game: Oct 3 2009
  • Birthplace: Great Falls, MT

Standby linesman is TBD.
Linesmen Kovachik & Pancich have worked 5 games together this postseason.


Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks – 8:30 EST

Referees

Gord Dwyer (#19)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 12
  • Reg Season Games: 647
  • First NHL Game: Nov 19 2005
  • Birthplace: Halifax, NS
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 5.5 5.6
PP/Gm 2.9 3.2
Penl/Gm 4.6 4.1
PIM/Gm 11.8 9.8
% Penl on Home Team 47% 49%
More Penl on Rd Team 12% 5%
Home Win % 50% 41%
Home Rec. 3-3 31-44
OT Games 33% 25%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 31% 36% 33%
Playoffs 24% 27% 49%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
MIN 0-1 3-3 1-5
CHI 1-0 1-4 2-1
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
MIN 1.9 1
CHI 1.8 1.5

Eric Furlatt (#27)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 87
  • Reg Season Games: 875
  • First NHL Game: Oct 8 2001
  • Birthplace: Trois-Rivieres, QC
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 5.5 5.1
PP/Gm 2.9 3.5
Penl/Gm 4.6 4.4
PIM/Gm 11.8 10.1
% Penl on Home Team 47% 48%
More Penl on Rd Team 12% 8%
Home Win % 50% 50%
Home Rec. 3-3 38-38
OT Games 33% 22%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 31% 40% 29%
Playoffs 24% 27% 49%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
MIN 0-1 2-2 2-3
CHI 1-0 4-2 2-2
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
MIN 2.3 1.3
CHI 1.5 1.8

Referees Dwyer & Furlatt have worked 6 games together this postseason.
Standby referee is Chris Rooney (#5).
Series Supervisor is TBD.

Linesmen

Pierre Racicot (#65)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 175
  • Reg Season Games: 1462
  • First NHL Game: Oct 12 1993
  • Birthplace: Verdun, QC

Steve Miller (#89)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 106
  • Reg Season Games: 979
  • First NHL Game: Oct 11 2000
  • Birthplace: Stratford, ON

Standby linesman is TBD.
Linesmen Racicot & Miller have worked 1 game together this postseason.

This foursome – Dwyer, Furlatt, Racicot, & Miller – worked TBL/MTL Game 1


Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks – 10:00 EST

Referees

Kevin Pollock (#33)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 142
  • Reg Season Games: 1008
  • First NHL Game: Mar 28 2000
  • Birthplace: Kincardine, ON
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 4.5 5.2
PP/Gm 3 3.2
Penl/Gm 4 4.2
PIM/Gm 10.2 10.7
% Penl on Home Team 48% 48%
More Penl on Rd Team 9% 7%
Home Win % 67% 51%
Home Rec. 4-2 38-37
OT Games 33% 29%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 30% 40% 30%
Playoffs 38% 35% 27%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
CGY 0-0 2-2 2-4
ANA 0-0 3-1 5-1
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
CGY 1.7 1.9
ANA 2 2.5

Wes McCauley (#4)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 64
  • Reg Season Games: 738
  • First NHL Game: Jan 20 2003
  • Birthplace: Georgetown, ON
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 4.4 5.3
PP/Gm 3.4 2.8
Penl/Gm 4.3 3.7
PIM/Gm 9.4 9.4
% Penl on Home Team 51% 52%
More Penl on Rd Team -5% -6%
Home Win % 80% 42%
Home Rec. 4-1 32-45
OT Games 40% 31%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 36% 38% 27%
Playoffs 40% 30% 30%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
CGY 0-0 4-1 3-2
ANA 0-0 0-4 3-2
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
CGY 1.2 1.8
ANA 1 0.9

Referees Pollock & McCauley have worked 1 game together this postseason.
Standby referee is Francis Charron (#6).
Series Supervisor is Rod Pasma.

Linesmen

Derek Amell (#75)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 124
  • Reg Season Games: 1148
  • First NHL Game: Oct 11 1997
  • Birthplace: Port Colborne, ON

Derek Nansen (#70)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 35
  • Reg Season Games: 839
  • First NHL Game: Oct 11 2002
  • Birthplace: Ottawa, ON

Standby linesman is TBD.
Linesmen Amell & Nansen have worked 5 games together this postseason.