Q&A with IIHF/Olympic Referee Joy Johnston

Referee Joy Johnston is at the top of her game.   She’s coming off her third-straight Olympics, one where she was tapped to officiate the Gold Medal game between the US and Canada.  Her next challenge may be even tougher than maintaining order on the ice between those two heated rivals on hockey’s grandest stage. The Romford-born referee has spent over 15 years officiating internationally. She was the first woman in Britain to officiate men’s games, working in the English Premier League.  She’s spent the past year as the governance manager for UK Sport, governance and compliance officer for the Sport...

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