New York Rangers at Washington Capitals – 7:30 EST

Referees

Marc Joannette (#25)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 114
  • Reg Season Games: 1008
  • First NHL Game: Oct 1 1999
  • Birthplace: Verdun, QC
Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 3.8 5.3
PP/Gm 2.9 2.7
Penl/Gm 3.5 3.6
PIM/Gm 9.4 9.1
% Penl on Home Team 37% 47%
More Penl on Rd Team 69% 13%
Home Win % 100% 54%
Home Rec. 5-0 41-35
OT Games 0% 29%
Calls by Period
1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 29% 38% 32%
Playoffs 40% 23% 37%
Team Records
’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
NYR 1-0 2-4 2-2
WSH 0-0 2-2 1-3
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
PP/gm SH/gm
NYR 1.4 1.3
WSH 1.4 1.7

Steve Kozari (#40)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 59
  • Reg Season Games: 611
  • First NHL Game: Oct 15 2005
  • Birthplace: Penticton, BC
Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 7 5.2
PP/Gm 2.8 3.3
Penl/Gm 4.8 4.5
PIM/Gm 14.7 10.4
% Penl on Home Team 42% 48%
More Penl on Rd Team 40% 7%
Home Win % 60% 45%
Home Rec. 3-2 34-42
OT Games 0% 21%
Calls by Period
1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 38% 36% 26%
Playoffs 17% 42% 42%
Team Records
’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
NYR 0-0 4-1 1-3
WSH 1-0 4-2 2-3
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
PP/gm SH/gm
NYR 1.1 1.8
WSH 1 1

Referees Joannette & Kozari have worked 1 game together this postseason.
Standby referee is Brad Watson (#23).
Series Supervisor is Rob Shick.

Linesmen

Shane Heyer (#55)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 5
  • Career Playoff Games: 165
  • Reg Season Games: 1797
  • First NHL Game: Oct 6 1988
  • Birthplace: Summerland, BC

Scott Cherrey (#50)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 6
  • Career Playoff Games: 24
  • Reg Season Games: 544
  • First NHL Game: Oct 6 2007
  • Birthplace: Drayton, ON

Standby linesman is TBD.
Linesmen Heyer & Cherrey have worked 1 game together this postseason.