Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals – 7:30 EDT

REFEREES

Dan O’Halloran (#13) Kevin Pollock (#33)
Games 16-17 75 / 9 75 / 8
Career Games 1303 1156
First NHL Game 10/1/95 3/28/00
Birthplace Essex, ON Kincardine, ON
Goals/Gm 5.4 (23) / 5.9 (7) 5.6 (11) / 4.4 (18)
PP/Gm 3.0 (18) / 2.8 (15) 2.9 (33) / 2.4 (20)
Penl/Gm 3.7 (28) / 3.9 (16) 3.7 (30) / 2.8 (20)
PIM/Gm 9.0 (28) / 9.1 (14) 8.9 (29) / 5.7 (20)
% of Penl on Home 47% (25) / 50% (6) 48% (14) / 51% (4)
More Penl on Rd % 11% (18) / 0% (11) 7% (29) / -4% (17)
Home Win % 53% (37) / 56% (10) 56% (31) / 25% (18)
Home Rec. 40-35 / 5-4 42-33 / 2-6
OT/SO Games 32% (4) / 56% (6) 19% (33) / 38% (8)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 34%/
31%
37%/
41%
29%/
28%
33%/
39%
38%/
43%
29%/
18%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
PIT 1-5/
2-0
2-2 3-3 3-2/
1-0
1-5 2-4
WSH 3-2/
0-2
5-0 2-2 3-1/
1-1
2-2 3-3

LINESMEN

Shane Heyer (#55) Brad Kovachik (#71)
Games 16-17 77 76
Career Games 1947 1297
First NHL Game 10/6/88 10/10/96
Birthplace Summerland, BC Woodstock, ON

 

O’Halloran worked with Ian Walsh in Round 1, covering MTL/NYR Game 1, PIT/CBJ Game 2, WSH/TOR Game 3, EDM/SJS Game 5, and OTT/BOS Game 6.  Pollock was paired with Brad Meier for MIN/STL Game 2, EDM/SJS Game 3, OTT/BOS Game 4, and WSH/TOR Game 6.

Refs Dan O’Halloran and Kevin Pollock were partnered up for the second round, refereeing WSH/PIT Game 1, OTT/NYR Game 2, ANA/EDM Game 4, and STL/NSH Game 6.

Pollock’s power plays per game, penalties per games, and penalty minutes per game are the lowest of all playoff officials.

 

Standby: Brad Meier (#34)
Series Supervisor: Paul Devorski


 

Edmonton Oilers at Anaheim Ducks – 10:00 EDT

REFEREES

Wes McCauley (#4) Kelly Sutherland (#11)
Games 16-17 75 / 8 74 / 8
Career Games 886 1081
First NHL Game 1/20/03 12/19/00
Birthplace Georgetown, ON Richmond, BC
Goals/Gm 5.2 (37) / 3.6 (19) 5.3 (31) / 6.0 (6)
PP/Gm 3.1 (14) / 2.9 (14) 2.9 (28) / 3.6 (5)
Penl/Gm 4.3 (5) / 5.2 (2) 3.9 (19) / 4.6 (5)
PIM/Gm 10.9 (5) / 13.2 (1) 9.6 (15) / 10.5 (8)
% of Penl on Home 47% (25) / 45% (14) 47% (25) / 45% (14)
More Penl on Rd % 12% (12) / 24% (6) 13% (10) / 21% (7)
Home Win % 64% (10) / 63% (3) 69% (6) / 63% (3)
Home Rec. 48-27 / 5-3 51-23 / 5-3
OT/SO Games 17% (37) / 13% (19) 26% (15) / 25% (13)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 30%/
24%
38%/
36%
33%/
40%
35%/
35%
33%/
39%
31%/
25%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
EDM 3-2/
1-0
2-1 2-2 1-3/
1-1
3-3 1-2
ANA 3-1/
1-1
4-2 0-4 2-3/
1-0
2-1 3-2

LINESMEN

Pierre Racicot (#65) Matt MacPherson (#83)
Games 16-17 77 77
Career Games 1613 399
First NHL Game 10/12/93 10/11/11
Birthplace Verdun, QC Antigonish, NS

This is the first playoff game for the pairing of Wes McCauley and Kelly Sutherland.

In Round 1, McCauley worked with Brian Pochmara, calling CHI/NSH Game 1, ANA/CGY Game 2, MIN/STL Game 4, and WSH/TOR Game 5.  Sutherland refereed the opening around alongside Chris Lee for EDM/SJS Game 2, MIN/STL Game 3, WSH/TOR Game 4, and OTT/BOS Game 5.

McCauley was paired up with Francis Charron in Round 2, officiating EDM/ANA Game 2, STL/NSH Game 3, OTT/NYR Game 4, and WSH/PIT Game 5.   Sutherland reffed with Steve Kozari, handling STL/NSH Game 2, EDM/ANA Game 3, WSH/PIT Game 4, and NYR/OTT Game 5.

 

Standby: Francis Charron (#6)
Series Supervisor: Don Van Massenhoven


 

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