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REFEREES

Wes McCauley (#4) Brad Meier (#34)
Games 16-17 75 / 12 75 / 11
Career Games 886 1151
First NHL Game 1/20/03 10/23/99
Birthplace Georgetown, ON Dayton, OH
Goals/Gm 5.2 (37) / 3.7 (20) 5.6 (11) / 3.9 (19)
PP/Gm 3.1 (14) / 2.8 (14) 2.8 (36) / 3.1 (11)
Penl/Gm 4.3 (5) / 4.6 (6) 3.8 (24) / 3.8 (16)
PIM/Gm 10.9 (5) / 11.6 (5) 9.1 (24) / 8.9 (15)
% of Penl on Home 47% (25) / 45% (14) 46% (38) / 49% (9)
More Penl on Rd % 12% (12) / 24% (4) 15% (6) / 2% (12)
Home Win % 64% (10) / 67% (1) 64% (10) / 27% (18)
Home Rec. 48-27 / 8-4 48-27 / 3-8
OT/SO Games 17% (37) / 17% (20) 29% (8) / 27% (11)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2016-17 30%/
25%
38%/
37%
33%/
37%
35%/
33%
37%/
35%
28%/
32%
Team Records 16-17 15-16 14-15 16-17 15-16 14-15
NSH 5-2 3-1 3-4 3-2 3-2 3-1
PIT 3-3 3-2 2-4 4-2 4-1 3-2

LINESMEN

Scott Cherrey (#50) Brian Murphy (#93)
Games 16-17 77 / 9 77 / 10
Career Games 694 1863
First NHL Game 10/6/07 10/7/88
Birthplace Drayton, ON Dover, NH

Standby: Kevin Pollock (#33), Shane Heyer (#55)
Series Supervisor: TBD

 

Wes McCauley #4 – 5th Cup Final (2013-2016). NHL debut in 2003. 886 regular season games. Age 44, from Georgetown, Ontario. Drafted in 1990 by the Detroit Red Wings.

Brad Meier #34 – 1st Cup Final. NHL debut in 1999. 1,151 regular season games. Age 49, from Dayton, Ohio.

Scott Cherrey #50 – 1st Cup Final. 2 Conference Finals (2015, 2017). NHL debut in 2007. 694 regular season games. Age 40, from Drayton, Ontario.  Drafted in 1994 by the Washington Capitals.

Brian Murphy #93 –  9th Cup Final. (1995, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2013, 2015, 2016). NHL debut in 1988. 1,775 regular season games as a linesman, plus 88 as a referee. Age 51, from Dover, New Hampshire.


 

 

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.