New York Rangers at Montreal Canadiens – 7:00 EDT

REFEREES

Brad Watson (#23) Trevor Hanson (#31)
Games 16-17 74 74
Career Games 1252 176
First NHL Game 3/7/96 10/24/13
Birthplace Regina, SK Richmond, BC
Goals/Gm 5.6 (11) 5.6 (11)
PP/Gm 3.1 (11) 3.1 (12)
Penl/Gm 4.1 (11) 4.0 (16)
PIM/Gm 9.8 (12) 9.2 (22)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (14) 48.0% (14)
More Penl on Rd % 7.0% (29) 10.0% (20)
Home Win % 57.0% (28) 62.0% (15)
Home Rec. 42-32 46-28
OT/SO Games 24.0% (19) 27.0% (12)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 33% 35% 32% 38% 35% 27%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
NYR 2-1 2-2 3-2 4-1 3-3 0-1
MTL 3-2 4-2 2-4 2-2 3-1 0-0

LINESMEN

Mark Shewchyk (#92) Brian Murphy (#93)
Games 16-17 77 77
Career Games 933 1863
First NHL Game 10/9/03 10/7/88
Birthplace Waterdown, ON Dover, NH

Standby: Ghislain Hebert (#22)
Series Supervisor: Rod Pasma


 

Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins – 7:00 EDT

REFEREES

Ian Walsh (#29) Dan O’Halloran (#13)
Games 16-17 75 75
Career Games 995 1303
First NHL Game 10/14/00 10/1/95
Birthplace Philadelphia, PA Essex, ON
Goals/Gm 5.4 (23) 5.4 (23)
PP/Gm 2.9 (28) 3.0 (18)
Penl/Gm 3.8 (24) 3.7 (28)
PIM/Gm 9.0 (27) 9.0 (28)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (14) 47.0% (25)
More Penl on Rd % 10.0% (20) 11.0% (18)
Home Win % 57.0% (28) 53.0% (37)
Home Rec. 43-32 40-35
OT/SO Games 29.0% (8) 32.0% (4)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 30% 37% 33% 34% 37% 29%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
CBJ 3-2 2-4 3-1 4-0 2-2 0-4
PIT 3-1 2-2 3-3 1-5 2-2 3-3

LINESMEN

Scott Driscoll (#68) Matt MacPherson (#83)
Games 16-17 77 77
Career Games 1632 399
First NHL Game 10/10/92 10/11/11
Birthplace Seaforth, ON Antigonish, NS

Standby: Dan O’Rourke (#9)
Series Supervisor: Don Koharski


 

St. Louis Blues at Minnesota Wild – 8:00 EDT

REFEREES

Brad Meier (#34) Kevin Pollock (#33)
Games 16-17 75 75
Career Games 1151 1156
First NHL Game 10/23/99 3/28/00
Birthplace Dayton, OH Kincardine, ON
Goals/Gm 5.6 (11) 5.6 (11)
PP/Gm 2.8 (36) 2.9 (33)
Penl/Gm 3.8 (24) 3.7 (30)
PIM/Gm 9.1 (24) 8.9 (29)
% of Penl on Home 46.0% (38) 48.0% (14)
More Penl on Rd % 15.0% (6) 7.0% (29)
Home Win % 64.0% (10) 56.0% (31)
Home Rec. 48-27 42-33
OT/SO Games 29.0% (8) 19.0% (33)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 35% 37% 28% 33% 38% 29%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
STL 3-3 2-1 2-1 4-1 3-3 5-1
MIN 3-1 4-2 3-3 3-3 3-3 1-3

LINESMEN

Michel Cormier (#76) Steve Miller (#89)
Games 16-17 77 76
Career Games 937 1124
First NHL Game 10/10/03 10/11/00
Birthplace Trois-Rivieres, QC Stratford, ON

Standby: Kyle Rehman (#10)
Series Supervisor: Kay Whitmore


 

San Jose Sharks at Edmonton Oilers – 10:30 EDT

REFEREES

Chris Lee (#28) Kelly Sutherland (#11)
Games 16-17 75 74
Career Games 1011 1081
First NHL Game 4/2/00 12/19/00
Birthplace Saint John, NB Richmond, BC
Goals/Gm 5.3 (31) 5.3 (31)
PP/Gm 2.8 (37) 2.9 (28)
Penl/Gm 3.7 (28) 3.9 (19)
PIM/Gm 10.0 (9) 9.6 (15)
% of Penl on Home 47.0% (25) 47.0% (25)
More Penl on Rd % 11.0% (18) 13.0% (10)
Home Win % 60.0% (19) 69.0% (6)
Home Rec. 45-30 51-23
OT/SO Games 21.0% (24) 26.0% (15)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 26% 36% 38% 35% 33% 31%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
SJS 3-1 4-2 1-2 0-3 4-2 1-2
EDM 6-1 1-2 3-3 1-3 3-3 1-2

LINESMEN

Shane Heyer (#55) Ryan Gibbons (#58)
Games 16-17 77 76
Career Games 1947 149
First NHL Game 10/6/88 10/8/15
Birthplace Summerland, BC Vancouver, BC

Standby: Graham Skilliter (#24)
Series Supervisor: Rob Shick


 

 

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