Vancouver Canucks at Boston Bruins – 7:00 EST

REFEREES

Steve Kozari #40 Furman South #44
Games 18-19 12 6
Career Games 832 14
First NHL Game 10/15/05 4/6/17
Birthplace Penticton, BC Sewickley, PA
Goals/Gm 5.7 (34) 7.6 (1)
PP/Gm 3.1 (16) 3.1 (18)
Penl/Gm 3.9 (10) 4.7 (1)
PIM/Gm 9.1 (12) 11.3 (1)
% of Penl on Home 46.0% (31) 42.0% (41)
More Penl on Rd % 16.0% (12) 36.0% (2)
Home Win % 51.0% (29) 57.0% (16)
Home Rec. 38-36 4-3
OT/SO Games 24.0% (16) 43.0% (2)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 37% 33% 30% 50% 38% 13%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
VAN 2-2 1-3 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0
BOS 4-1 3-2 0-6 0-0 0-0 0-0

LINESMEN

Brad Kovachik #71 Scott Cherrey #50
Games 18-19 14 13
Career Games 1459 770
First NHL Game 10/10/96 10/6/07
Birthplace Woodstock, ON Drayton, ON

 


 

Edmonton Oilers at Florida Panthers – 7:00 EST

REFEREES

Jake Brenk #26 Kevin Pollock #33
Games 18-19 16 13
Career Games 129 1241
First NHL Game 11/12/15 3/28/00
Birthplace Detroit Lakes, MN Kincardine, ON
Goals/Gm 6.2 (7) 6.0 (14)
PP/Gm 3.0 (22) 2.8 (34)
Penl/Gm 3.8 (18) 3.5 (26)
PIM/Gm 8.8 (16) 8.4 (25)
% of Penl on Home 46.0% (31) 49.0% (4)
More Penl on Rd % 17.0% (10) 3.0% (35)
Home Win % 51.0% (29) 42.0% (39)
Home Rec. 37-36 30-42
OT/SO Games 23.0% (20) 15.0% (34)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 30% 44% 26% 27% 36% 37%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
EDM 4-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 3-3 1-2
FLA 1-2 3-0 0-0 3-2 2-4 2-2

LINESMEN

Tim Nowak #77 Andrew Smith #51
Games 18-19 14 14
Career Games 1674 90
First NHL Game 10/8/93 10/4/17
Birthplace Buffalo, NY Kitchener, ON

 


 

Arizona Coyotes at Philadelphia Flyers – 7:00 EST

REFEREES

Brad Meier #34 Jean Hebert #15
Games 18-19 14 15
Career Games 1237 414
First NHL Game 10/23/99 3/30/11
Birthplace Dayton, OH Bouctouche, NB
Goals/Gm 5.9 (22) 6.0 (14)
PP/Gm 3.0 (25) 3.4 (4)
Penl/Gm 3.5 (26) 4.1 (5)
PIM/Gm 8.2 (27) 9.3 (8)
% of Penl on Home 45.0% (37) 46.0% (31)
More Penl on Rd % 21.0% (6) 18.0% (9)
Home Win % 56.0% (19) 66.0% (4)
Home Rec. 40-32 48-25
OT/SO Games 19.0% (31) 21.0% (26)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 29% 42% 29% 29% 35% 35%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
ARI 1-2 2-2 3-3 1-3 1-3 2-4
PHI 3-1 3-2 3-1 2-2 3-2 2-2

LINESMEN

Jesse Marquis #86 Michel Cormier #76
Games 18-19 7 1
Career Games 7 1011
First NHL Game 10/11/18 10/10/03
Birthplace Bouctouche, NB Trois-Rivieres, QC

This is Cormier’s first game of the season, due presumably to an injury; he worked one preseason game.


 

Buffalo Sabres at MontrĂ©al Canadiens – 7:30 EST

REFEREES

Tim Peel #20 TJ Luxmore #21
Games 18-19 12 14
Career Games 1240 260
First NHL Game 10/21/99 11/19/13
Birthplace Hampton, NB Timmins, ON
Goals/Gm 6.1 (11) 5.6 (37)
PP/Gm 3.0 (22) 3.4 (4)
Penl/Gm 3.6 (25) 3.9 (10)
PIM/Gm 8.2 (31) 8.8 (18)
% of Penl on Home 49.0% (4) 47.0% (23)
More Penl on Rd % 6.0% (27) 14.0% (14)
Home Win % 64.0% (5) 58.0% (14)
Home Rec. 46-26 42-31
OT/SO Games 21.0% (26) 27.0% (8)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 41% 34% 25% 37% 35% 28%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
BUF 1-2 4-1 2-2 1-4 2-4 0-5
MTL 2-2 4-2 3-1 3-2 2-1 3-3

LINESMEN

Brian Mach #78 Ryan Galloway #82
Games 18-19 14 13
Career Games 1227 1018
First NHL Game 10/7/00 10/17/02
Birthplace Little Falls, MN Winnipeg, MB

 


 

Vegas Golden Knights at Ottawa Senators – 7:30 EST

REFEREES

Corey Syvret #42 Kelly Sutherland #11
Games 18-19 5 13
Career Games 6 1165
First NHL Game 4/4/18 12/19/00
Birthplace Millgrove, ON Richmond, BC
Goals/Gm 6.0 (14) 6.1 (11)
PP/Gm 2.0 (42) 3.1 (16)
Penl/Gm 2.0 (42) 3.8 (18)
PIM/Gm 4.0 (42) 8.7 (19)
% of Penl on Home 25.0% (42) 52.0% (2)
More Penl on Rd % 200.0% (1) -8.0% (41)
Home Win % 0.0% (41) 61.0% (7)
Home Rec. 0-1 43-28
OT/SO Games 0.0% (40) 25.0% (13)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 0% 0% 0% 30% 36% 34%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
VGK 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-1 0-0 0-0
OTT 1-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 4-2 4-2

LINESMEN

David Brisebois #96 Libor Suchanek #60
Games 18-19 13 14
Career Games 1123 51
First NHL Game 10/11/00 11/16/17
Birthplace Sudbury, ON Stod, Czech

 


 

New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning – 7:30 EST

REFEREES

Dan O’Rourke #9 Frederick L’Ecuyer #17
Games 18-19 13 14
Career Games 1074 640
First NHL Game 10/2/99 10/13/07
Birthplace Calgary, AB St-Tite, QC
Goals/Gm 5.6 (37) 5.9 (22)
PP/Gm 3.0 (22) 2.8 (34)
Penl/Gm 3.7 (21) 3.5 (32)
PIM/Gm 8.8 (16) 8.7 (22)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (16) 47.0% (23)
More Penl on Rd % 9.0% (23) 15.0% (13)
Home Win % 63.0% (6) 56.0% (19)
Home Rec. 46-27 40-32
OT/SO Games 26.0% (12) 14.0% (36)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 35% 40% 25% 30% 39% 31%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
NYI 2-4 2-5 3-0 2-1 2-3 3-0
TBL 5-0 3-2 4-1 3-2 2-3 4-2

LINESMEN

Brandon Gawryletz #64 Derek Nansen #70
Games 18-19 15 14
Career Games 207 1000
First NHL Game 10/14/15 10/11/02
Birthplace Trail, BC Ottawa, ON

 


 

Carolina Hurricanes at Chicago Blackhawks – 8:30 EST

REFEREES

Trevor Hanson #14 Kyle Rehman #10
Games 18-19 14 12
Career Games 264 616
First NHL Game 10/24/13 1/22/08
Birthplace Richmond, BC Red Deer, AB
Goals/Gm 5.6 (37) 6.2 (7)
PP/Gm 3.3 (7) 3.2 (13)
Penl/Gm 4.1 (4) 4.0 (9)
PIM/Gm 9.3 (8) 9.7 (5)
% of Penl on Home 46.0% (31) 48.0% (16)
More Penl on Rd % 17.0% (10) 10.0% (21)
Home Win % 51.0% (29) 70.0% (1)
Home Rec. 37-36 50-21
OT/SO Games 30.0% (5) 21.0% (26)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 35% 37% 28% 36% 41% 24%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
CAR 1-4 3-2 1-3 2-5 2-2 3-3
CHI 4-2 4-0 4-2 2-4 4-2 4-3

LINESMEN

Matt MacPherson #83 Tony Sericolo #84
Games 18-19 14 15
Career Games 487 1322
First NHL Game 10/11/11 10/21/98
Birthplace Antigonish, NS Troy, NY

 


 

San Jose Sharks at Dallas Stars – 8:30 EST

REFEREES

Brad Watson #23 Peter MacDougall #45
Games 18-19 17 4
Career Games 1342 13
First NHL Game 3/7/96 4/8/17
Birthplace Regina, SK Regina, SK
Goals/Gm 5.9 (22) 6.5 (3)
PP/Gm 2.9 (29) 3.5 (3)
Penl/Gm 3.5 (26) 3.7 (21)
PIM/Gm 8.2 (31) 9.0 (15)
% of Penl on Home 49.0% (4) 51.0% (3)
More Penl on Rd % 5.0% (30) -3.0% (40)
Home Win % 56.0% (19) 25.0% (40)
Home Rec. 41-32 2-6
OT/SO Games 27.0% (8) 0.0% (40)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 33% 39% 28% 41% 27% 32%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
SJS 2-4 5-0 3-2 0-0 0-0 0-0
DAL 3-2 3-3 4-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

LINESMEN

Steve Barton #59 Darren Gibbs #66
Games 18-19 7 14
Career Games 1149 1361
First NHL Game 11/1/00 10/1/97
Birthplace Vankleek Hill, ON Ft. McMurray, AB

 


 

Minnesota Wild at Los Angeles Kings – 10:30 EST

REFEREES

Brian Pochmara #16 Ian Walsh #29
Games 18-19 13 14
Career Games 779 1081
First NHL Game 12/23/05 10/14/00
Birthplace Detroit, MI Philadelphia, PA
Goals/Gm 6.2 (7) 5.9 (22)
PP/Gm 3.0 (25) 2.9 (29)
Penl/Gm 3.8 (18) 3.5 (26)
PIM/Gm 9.3 (8) 8.2 (27)
% of Penl on Home 49.0% (4) 48.0% (16)
More Penl on Rd % 4.0% (33) 7.0% (26)
Home Win % 51.0% (29) 60.0% (8)
Home Rec. 37-36 44-29
OT/SO Games 22.0% (24) 27.0% (8)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2017-18 26% 39% 35% 35% 40% 25%
Team Records 17-18 16-17 15-16 17-18 16-17 15-16
MIN 1-4 4-0 3-3 4-1 4-3 2-4
LAK 4-1 3-2 2-3 3-2 4-2 3-1

LINESMEN

Bryan Pancich #94 Brian Murphy #93
Games 18-19 14 13
Career Games 575 1949
First NHL Game 10/3/09 10/7/88
Birthplace Great Falls, MT Dover, NH

 


Stats listed are for 2017-18 season. Number in parentheses indicates referee’s rank among active officials.