Day: January 16, 2015

Bruins’ Marchand Suspended 2 Games For Slewfoot

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand has been suspended two games by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for a dangerous slew foot on Rangers center Derick Brassard. The play happened during a Rangers’ power play with 5:23 to go in the second period. There was no penalty was called on the play by referees Justin St. Pierre and Chris Lee. Brassard called out Marchand for the hit after the game. “Yeah, [I felt it was dirty],” Brassard said. “You go in the corner with him and you go shoulder-to-shoulder, but he brings his leg in the back. I felt I...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 1/16/15

Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Islanders – 7:00 EST Referees Dan O’Rourke (#9) Games 2014-15: 39 Career Games: 815 First NHL Game: Oct 2 1999 Birthplace: Calgary, AB O’Rourke NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.9 7 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3.8 5 3.3 Penalties/Gm 4.7 7 4.2 PIM/Gm 10.4 20 10.2 % of Penl on Home Team 46% 32 48% More Penl on Road Team 19% 4 8% Home Win % 49% 20 49% Home Record 19-20 Games to OT/SO 26% 18 26% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 33% 37% 30% Rank 18 21 19 Team Records...

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