Pittsburgh Penguins at Tampa Bay Lightning – 8:00 EDT

Referees

Dan O’Rourke (#9)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 11
  • RS Games 2015-16: 63
  • Career Games: 990
  • First NHL Game: Oct 2 1999
  • Birthplace: Calgary, AB
  Playoffs PO
Rank
Reg
Season
RS
Rank
Goals/Gm 5.2 12 5.1 32
PP/Gm 2.9 19 3 28
Penl/Gm 3.6 19 3.8 34
PIM/Gm 7.2 19 9 36
% of Penl on Home 47% 13 48% 17
More Penl on Road 11% 7 9% 15
Home Win % 55% 7 54% 22
Home Rec. 6-5   34-29  
Games to OT/SO 36% 6 30% 3
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd
Playoffs 28% 44% 27%
Reg Seas. 34% 37% 29%
Team Records ’16 PO ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14
PIT 0-1 2-1 3-3 5-2
TBL 1-0 3-1 3-1 4-1

Brad Watson (#23)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 11
  • RS Games 2015-16: 74
  • Career Games: 1189
  • First NHL Game: Mar 7 1996
  • Birthplace: Regina, SK
  Playoffs PO
Rank
Reg
Season
RS
Rank
Goals/Gm 4.7 15 5.7 4
PP/Gm 3.8 7 3.4 8
Penl/Gm 4.4 11 4.3 10
PIM/Gm 9.5 12 10.2 12
% of Penl on Home 46% 15 47% 29
More Penl on Road 18% 5 13% 6
Home Win % 45% 15 57% 15
Home Rec. 5-6   42-32  
Games to OT/SO 18% 13 23% 16
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd
Playoffs 31% 28% 41%
Reg Seas. 33% 40% 28%
Team Records ’16 PO ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14
PIT 0-1 1-4 1-4 2-3
TBL 1-0 1-3 2-1 4-2

O’Rourke and Watson are working their second playoff game together. The duo also worked Game 2 between the Sharks and Blues. 

Linesmen

Brad Kovachik (#71)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 10
  • RS Games 2015-16: 74
  • Career Games: 1295
  • First NHL Game: Oct 10 1996
  • Birthplace: Woodstock, ON

Brian Murphy (#93)

  • Playoff Gms 2016: 10
  • RS Games 2015-16: 73
  • Career Games: 1786
  • First NHL Game: Oct 7 1988
  • Birthplace: Dover, NH

 
Standby referee is Eric Furlatt (#27)
Standby linesman is Pierre Racicot (#65)