Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers – 8:00 EST

Referees

Kelly Sutherland (#11)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 8
  • Career Playoff Games: 95
  • Reg Season Games: 940
  • 9First NHL Game: Dec 19 2000
  • Birthplace: Richmond, BC
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 4.4 5.0
PP/Gm 2.7 3.1
Penl/Gm 3.8 4.3
PIM/Gm 7.7 11
% Penl on Home Team 46% 49%
More Penl on Rd Team 18% 2%
Home Win % 50% 51%
Home Rec. 4-4 36-34
OT Games 13% 24%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 31% 38% 32%
Playoffs 34% 36% 30%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
TBL 1-1 4-1 1-4
NYR 2-1 3-3 3-3
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
TBL 1.9 1.5
NYR 1.4 1.2

Chris Rooney (#5)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 9
  • Career Playoff Games: 53
  • Reg Season Games: 904
  • First NHL Game: Nov 22 2000
  • Birthplace: Boston, MA
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 6.7 5.4
PP/Gm 3.4 3.6
Penl/Gm 4.0 4.4
PIM/Gm 9.1 10.3
% Penl on Home Team 39% 49%
More Penl on Rd Team 54% 3%
Home Win % 44% 45%
Home Rec. 4-5 34-41
OT Games 22% 25%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 33% 36% 31%
Playoffs 32% 32% 35%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
TBL 1-1 2-4 5-0
NYR 1-2 3-1 4-1
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
TBL 2.0 1.4
NYR 1.4 1.8

Referees Sutherland & Rooney have worked 3 games together this postseason, including Game 6 of NYR/WSH and Game 6 of TBL/MTL
Standby referee is Dan O’Halloran (#13).
Series Supervisor is Kay Whitmore.

Linesmen

Brad Kovachik (#71)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 8
  • Career Playoff Games: 110
  • Reg Season Games: 1221
  • First NHL Game: Oct 10 1996
  • Birthplace: Woodstock, ON

Pierre Racicot (#65)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 9
  • Career Playoff Games: 178
  • Reg Season Games: 1462
  • First NHL Game: Oct 12 1993
  • Birthplace: Verdun, QC

Standby linesman is Greg Devorski (#54).
Linesmen Kovachik & Racicot have worked 0 games together this postseason.