Anaheim Ducks at Nashville Predators – 8:00 EDT

REFEREES

Wes McCauley (#4) Brad Meier (#34)
Games 16-17 75 / 10 75 / 9
Career Games 886 1151
First NHL Game 1/20/03 10/23/99
Birthplace Georgetown, ON Dayton, OH
Goals/Gm 5.2 (37) / 3.5 (20) 5.6 (11) / 3.6 (19)
PP/Gm 3.1 (14) / 2.8 (15) 2.8 (36) / 3.0 (12)
Penl/Gm 4.3 (5) / 4.6 (4) 3.8 (24) / 3.6 (17)
PIM/Gm 10.9 (5) / 11.4 (5) 9.1 (24) / 8.1 (17)
% of Penl on Home 47% (25) / 43% (19) 46% (38) / 49% (11)
More Penl on Rd % 12% (12) / 30% (3) 15% (6) / 3% (11)
Home Win % 64% (10) / 60% (6) 64% (10) / 11% (21)
Home Rec. 48-27 / 6-4 48-27 / 1-8
OT/SO Games 17% (37) / 20% (18) 29% (8) / 33% (10)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17/
  Playoffs
30%/
27%
38%/
36%
33%/
37%
35%/
38%
37%/
33%
28%/
30%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
ANA 3-1/
2-1
4-2 0-4 2-3/
0-1
3-2 6-1
NSH 5-2/
2-0
3-1 3-4 3-2/
0-1
3-2 3-1

LINESMEN

Scott Cherrey (#50) Brian Murphy (#93)
Games 16-17 77 77
Career Games 694 1863
First NHL Game 10/6/07 10/7/88
Birthplace Drayton, ON Dover, NH

 

This is the second playoff game for the pairing of Wes McCauley and Brad Meier, who officiated Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final between the Ottawa Senators and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Wes McCauley worked the opening round with Brian Pochmara, taking the ice for CHI/NSH Game 1, ANA/CGY Game 2, MIN/STL Game 4, and  WSH/TOR Game 5.  In Round 2, he was paired with Francis Charron for EDM/ANA Game 2, STL/NSH Game 3, OTT/NYR Game 4, WSH/PIT Game 5, and  – with referee Kelly Sutherland – EDM/ANA Game 7.

Brad Meier was paired with Kevin Pollock in Round 1 for MIN/STL Game 2, EDM/SJS Game 3, OTT/BOS Game 4, and WSH/TOR Game 6.  He worked alongside Brad Watson in the second round, officiating ANA/EDM Game 1, WSH/PIT Game 3, STL/NSH Game 5, and OTT/NYR Game 6.

 

Standby: Kevin Pollock (#33), Brad Kovachik (#71)
Series Supervisor: Kay Whitmore

 


 

The full list of NHL Refs and Linesmen for the 2017 Conference Finals

 

Playoff stats are in orange. Stats in black are for the 2016-17 season.
Number in parentheses indicates referee’s rank among active officials.