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

Referees

Brad Watson (#23)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 11
  • Career Playoff Games: 165
  • Reg Season Games: 1117
  • First NHL Game: Mar 7 1996
  • Birthplace: Regina, SK
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 4.7 5.0
PP/Gm 2.8 3.2
Penl/Gm 4.1 4.0
PIM/Gm 10.4 8.9
% Penl on Home Team 56% 48%
More Penl on Rd Team -20% 10%
Home Win % 63% 49%
Home Rec. 7-4 37-38
OT Games 10% 25%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 34% 39% 27%
Playoffs 32% 32% 36%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
NYR 0-1 3-2 3-1
TBL 1-1 2-1 4-2
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
NYR 1.4 1.8
TBL 1.9 1.5

Eric Furlatt (#27)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 10
  • Career Playoff Games: 91
  • 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 2.8 3.5
Penl/Gm 3.9 4.4
PIM/Gm 9.6 10.1
% Penl on Home Team 50% 48%
More Penl on Rd Team 0% 8%
Home Win % 60% 50%
Home Rec. 6-4 38-38
OT Games 22% 22%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 31% 40% 29%
Playoffs 23% 31% 45%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
NYR 0-0 5-1 5-1
TBL 1-0 3-1 1-2
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
NYR 1.7 1.4
TBL 2.5 1.8

Referees Watson & Furlatt have worked 1 game together this postseason.
(ANA/CHI Game 1)
Standby referee is Chris Rooney (#5).
Series Supervisor is Kay Whitmore.

Linesmen

Derek Amell (#75)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 11
  • Career Playoff Games: 130
  • Reg Season Games: 1148
  • First NHL Game: Oct 11 1997
  • Birthplace: Port Colborne, ON

Brian Murphy (#93)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 11
  • Career Playoff Games: 255
  • Reg Season Games: 1713
  • First NHL Game: Oct 7 1988
  • Birthplace: Dover, NH

Standby linesman is Pierre Racicot (#65).
Linesmen Amell & Murphy have worked 1 game together this postseason.