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

Referees

Kelly Sutherland (#11)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 10
  • Career Playoff Games: 97
  • Reg Season Games: 942
  • First NHL Game: Dec 19 2000
  • Birthplace: Richmond, BC
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 5.2 5.0
PP/Gm 3.0 3.1
Penl/Gm 4.1 4.3
PIM/Gm 8.6 11.0
% Penl on Home Team 46% 49%
More Penl on Rd Team 16% 2%
Home Win % 50% 51%
Home Rec. 5-5 36-34
OT Games 20% 24%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 31% 38% 32%
Playoffs 40% 32% 29%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
NYR 2-2 3-3 3-3
TBL 2-1 4-1 1-4
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
NYR 1.4 1.2
TBL 1.9 1.5

Chris Rooney (#5)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 11
  • Career Playoff Games: 55
  • Reg Season Games: 904
  • First NHL Game: Nov 22 2000
  • Birthplace: Boston, MA
  Playoffs Regular Season
Goals/Gm 7.0 5.4
PP/Gm 3.5 3.6
Penl/Gm 4.2 4.4
PIM/Gm 9.8 10.3
% Penl on Home Team 41% 49%
More Penl on Rd Team 42% 3%
Home Win % 45% 45%
Home Rec. 5-6 34-41
OT Games 27% 25%
Calls by Period
  1st 2nd 3rd
Reg Season 33% 36% 31%
Playoffs 37% 30% 33%
Team Records
  ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14
NYR 1-3 3-1 4-1
TBL 2-1 2-4 5-0
Calls By Team (Reg Season)
  PP/gm SH/gm
NYR 1.4 1.8
TBL 2.0 1.4

Referees Sutherland & Rooney have worked 6 games together this postseason.
They officiated Game 2 of Rangers/Lightning.
Standby referee is Steve Kozari (#40).
Series Supervisor is Kay Whitmore.

Linesmen

Steve Miller (#89)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 9
  • Career Playoff Games: 109
  • Reg Season Games: 979
  • First NHL Game: Oct 11 2000
  • Birthplace: Stratford, ON

Pierre Racicot (#65)

  • Playoff Games 2015: 11
  • Career Playoff Games: 180
  • Reg Season Games: 1462
  • First NHL Game: Oct 12 1993
  • Birthplace: Verdun, QC

Standby linesman is Michel Cormier (#76).
Linesmen Miller & Racicot have worked 4 games together this postseason.