New York Islanders at Buffalo Sabres – 7:00 EST

REFEREES

Dan O’Halloran (#13) Justin St. Pierre (#12)
Games 16-17 25 26
Career Games 1253 744
First NHL Game 10/1/95 11/9/05
Birthplace Essex, ON Dolbeau, QC
Goals/Gm 4.6 (36) 5.3 (20)
PP/Gm 3.3 (13) 2.9 (34)
Penl/Gm 3.7 (32) 3.6 (34)
PIM/Gm 8.3 (31) 8.0 (36)
% of Penl on Home 44.0% (36) 49.0% (6)
More Penl on Rd % 26.0% (3) 4.0% (33)
Home Win % 56.0% (32) 69.0% (12)
Home Rec. 14-11 18-8
OT/SO Games 28.0% (15) 31.0% (9)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 28% 40% 32% 40% 33% 27%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
NYI 1-0 3-2 1-4 0-2 3-3 5-2
BUF 0-1 3-1 1-3 0-0 1-4 1-5

LINESMEN

Scott Cherrey (#50) Tony Sericolo (#84)
Games 16-17 27 24
Career Games 644 1182
First NHL Game 10/6/07 10/21/98
Birthplace Drayton, ON Troy, NY

 


 

Los Angeles Kings at Pittsburgh Penguins – 7:00 EST

REFEREES

Brian Pochmara (#16) Garrett Rank (#7)
Games 16-17 26 27
Career Games 644 66
First NHL Game 12/23/05 1/15/15
Birthplace Detroit, MI Elmira, ON
Goals/Gm 6.3 (2) 5.4 (13)
PP/Gm 3.2 (17) 3.1 (24)
Penl/Gm 4.1 (22) 4.2 (14)
PIM/Gm 9.7 (19) 10.8 (8)
% of Penl on Home 46.0% (26) 47.0% (15)
More Penl on Rd % 15.0% (12) 11.0% (23)
Home Win % 69.0% (12) 63.0% (20)
Home Rec. 18-8 17-10
OT/SO Games 12.0% (35) 30.0% (13)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 25% 36% 39% 32% 34% 34%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
LAK 0-0 2-3 2-4 0-0 3-0 0-0
PIT 0-1 2-4 1-4 0-0 0-1 0-0

LINESMEN

Steve Barton (#59) Brian Mach (#78)
Games 16-17 26 26
Career Games 1021 1089
First NHL Game 11/1/00 10/7/00
Birthplace Vankleek Hill, ON Little Falls, MN

 


 

San Jose Sharks at Montreal Canadiens – 7:30 EST

REFEREES

Tim Peel (#20) TJ Luxmore (#21)
Games 16-17 26 28
Career Games 1106 126
First NHL Game 10/21/99 11/19/13
Birthplace Toronto, ON Timmins, ON
Goals/Gm 5.2 (25) 5.1 (27)
PP/Gm 3.1 (23) 3.2 (17)
Penl/Gm 3.7 (32) 3.9 (26)
PIM/Gm 8.0 (35) 8.6 (28)
% of Penl on Home 45.0% (29) 47.0% (15)
More Penl on Rd % 21.0% (9) 15.0% (12)
Home Win % 54.0% (34) 71.0% (10)
Home Rec. 14-12 20-8
OT/SO Games 19.0% (27) 32.0% (7)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 30% 38% 32% 34% 38% 28%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
SJS 0-0 3-1 3-3 1-0 5-0 0-0
MTL 1-1 3-1 3-2 1-0 3-3 0-0

LINESMEN

Scott Driscoll (#68) Tim Nowak (#77)
Games 16-17 26 26
Career Games 1581 1532
First NHL Game 10/10/92 10/8/93
Birthplace Seaforth, ON Buffalo, NY

 


 

Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes – 7:30 EST

REFEREES

Tom Kowal (#32) Evgeny Romasko (#39)
Games 16-17 26 14
Career Games 986 45
First NHL Game 10/29/99 3/9/15
Birthplace Vernon, BC Tver, Russia
Goals/Gm 5.5 (10) 4.5 (37)
PP/Gm 2.8 (38) 4.2 (2)
Penl/Gm 3.8 (29) 5.5 (2)
PIM/Gm 8.3 (32) 12.8 (3)
% of Penl on Home 47.0% (15) 48.0% (8)
More Penl on Rd % 13.0% (19) 8.0% (29)
Home Win % 62.0% (22) 57.0% (30)
Home Rec. 16-10 8-6
OT/SO Games 19.0% (27) 43.0% (3)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 33% 43% 24% 27% 42% 31%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
WSH 1-1 3-1 3-1 1-0 3-0 0-0
CAR 0-1 2-3 1-2 0-1 2-0 0-1

LINESMEN

Shane Heyer (#55) Derek Amell (#75)
Games 16-17 26 27
Career Games 1896 1248
First NHL Game 10/6/88 10/11/97
Birthplace Summerland, BC Port Colborne, ON

Kowal and Romasko were paired up for two AHL games this week. The veteran has been helping out in the American Hockey League to mentor some of the league’s younger officials. 


 

Florida Panthers at Colorado Avalanche – 9:00 EST

REFEREES

Brad Watson (#23) Jake Brenk (#42)
Games 16-17 26 19
Career Games 1204 22
First NHL Game 3/7/96 11/12/15
Birthplace Regina, SK Detroit Lakes, MN
Goals/Gm 5.9 (5) 5.4 (13)
PP/Gm 3.2 (17) 3.7 (5)
Penl/Gm 4.2 (17) 4.2 (17)
PIM/Gm 10.0 (15) 9.7 (18)
% of Penl on Home 52.0% (2) 45.0% (29)
More Penl on Rd % -8.0% (35) 21.0% (9)
Home Win % 58.0% (27) 68.0% (16)
Home Rec. 15-11 13-6
OT/SO Games 31.0% (9) 26.0% (19)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 37% 33% 30% 33% 38% 29%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
FLA 2-0 2-3 1-2 1-0 0-0 0-0
COL 0-1 2-5 2-5 0-2 0-0 0-0

LINESMEN

Mark Wheler (#56) John Grandt (#98)
Games 16-17 26 22
Career Games 1622 183
First NHL Game 10/10/92 1/22/13
Birthplace North Battleford, SK Denver, CO

 


 

Columbus Blue Jackets at Calgary Flames – 9:00 EST

REFEREES

Jean Hebert (#15) Dean Morton (#36)
Games 16-17 28 21
Career Games 277 625
First NHL Game 3/30/11 11/11/00
Birthplace Moncton, NB Peterborough, ON
Goals/Gm 5.5 (10) 5.0 (29)
PP/Gm 3.5 (8) 3.2 (22)
Penl/Gm 4.4 (7) 4.1 (19)
PIM/Gm 11.2 (6) 9.3 (24)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (8) 52.0% (2)
More Penl on Rd % 8.0% (29) -9.0% (36)
Home Win % 75.0% (4) 62.0% (22)
Home Rec. 21-7 13-8
OT/SO Games 21.0% (25) 29.0% (14)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 34% 30% 35% 35% 37% 27%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
CBJ 1-1 2-2 2-3 0-1 3-2 0-2
CGY 0-0 3-3 5-1 1-0 1-2 3-2

LINESMEN

Bevan Mills (#53) Vaughan Rody (#73)
Games 16-17 3 26
Career Games 3 972
First NHL Game 11/29/16 10/8/00
Birthplace Surrey, BC Winnipeg, MB

 


 

Tampa Bay Lightning at Vancouver Canucks – 10:00 EST

REFEREES

Kendrick Nicholson (#30) Wes McCauley (#4)
Games 16-17 30 26
Career Games 62 837
First NHL Game 1/17/15 1/20/03
Birthplace Stratford, ON Georgetown, ON
Goals/Gm 5.0 (29) 5.3 (20)
PP/Gm 3.7 (5) 3.4 (10)
Penl/Gm 4.2 (14) 4.3 (12)
PIM/Gm 9.3 (23) 9.6 (21)
% of Penl on Home 47.0% (15) 47.0% (15)
More Penl on Rd % 13.0% (19) 15.0% (12)
Home Win % 57.0% (30) 73.0% (6)
Home Rec. 17-13 19-7
OT/SO Games 27.0% (16) 27.0% (16)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 31% 36% 32% 27% 43% 30%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
TBL 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 2-1 2-4
VAN 1-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 3-0 2-2

LINESMEN

Ryan Gibbons (#58) Kiel Murchison (#79)
Games 16-17 26 24
Career Games 99 277
First NHL Game 10/8/15 1/21/13
Birthplace Vancouver, BC Cloverdale, BC

 


 

Stats listed are for 2016-17 season. Number in parentheses indicates referee’s rank among active officials.