St. Louis Blues at San Jose Sharks – 8:00 EDT

Referees

Eric Furlatt (#27)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 8
  • RS Games 2015-16: 75
  • Career Games: 1026
  • First NHL Game: Oct 8 2001
  • Birthplace: Trois-Rivieres, QC
  Playoffs PO
Rank
Reg
Season
RS
Rank
Goals/Gm 5.3 8 5 37
PP/Gm 4.4 3 3.3 14
Penl/Gm 5.3 6 4.2 13
PIM/Gm 12.5 6 9.9 17
% of Penl on Home 44% 15 47% 29
More Penl on Road 27% 5 13% 6
Home Win % 50% 6 51% 31
Home Rec. 4-4   38-37  
Games to OT/SO 25% 6 15% 36
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd
Playoffs 30% 30% 39%
Reg Seas. 31% 39% 30%
Team Records ’16 PO ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14
STL 2-0 2-2 3-3 4-2
SJS 0-1 0-3 0-4 3-0

Kelly Sutherland (#11)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 9
  • RS Games 2015-16: 75
  • Career Games: 1016
  • First NHL Game: Dec 19 2000
  • Birthplace: Richmond, BC
  Playoffs PO
Rank
Reg
Season
RS
Rank
Goals/Gm 5.2 11 5.3 26
PP/Gm 3.2 16 2.8 35
Penl/Gm 4.2 15 3.9 33
PIM/Gm 8.6 16 9.6 23
% of Penl on Home 47% 13 49% 8
More Penl on Road 11% 8 4% 29
Home Win % 44% 13 56% 16
Home Rec. 4-5   42-33  
Games to OT/SO 22% 10 23% 16
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd
Playoffs 41% 38% 21%
Reg Seas. 33% 41% 25%
Team Records ’16 PO ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14
STL 0-2 3-2 3-0 1-1
SJS 0-0 2-2 1-2 2-5

This is the first game for the pairing of Sutherland and Furlatt.  Sutherland worked with Dave Jackson in the first round and Jean Hebert in the second.  Furlatt was previously paired with referee Gord Dwyer, who’ll get a new partner for the conference finals.  (Our guess: Dan O’Halloran)

Linesmen

Derek Amell (#75)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 8
  • RS Games 2015-16: 73
  • Career Games: 1221
  • First NHL Game: Oct 11 1997
  • Birthplace: Port Colborne, ON

Pierre Racicot (#65)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 8
  • RS Games 2015-16: 74
  • Career Games: 1536
  • First NHL Game: Oct 12 1993
  • Birthplace: Verdun, QC

 
Standby referee is Francis Charron (#6)