Day: January 17, 2015

Ref Kendrick Nicholson Makes NHL Debut

Kendrick Nicholson, welcome to the National Hockey League. Nicholson, 32, was one of two referees signed by the NHL over the summer. The other, Garrett Rank, made his debut on Thursday. Now it’s Nicholson’s turn. Nicholson will be taking the ice on Saturday, January 17, for Ottawa Senators vs. Carolina Hurricanes.  He’ll be working alongside veteran referee Paul Devorski and with linesmen Brian Murphy and Bryan Pancich. “I am very excited and looking forward to the game Saturday night in Ottawa,” Nicholson wrote in an email to the Stratford Beacon Herald. “Traditionally as a first year official you are...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 1/17/15

Columbus Blue Jackets at Boston Bruins – 7:00 EST Referees Dave Jackson (#8) Games 2014-15: 40 Career Games: 1371 First NHL Game: Dec 22 1990 Birthplace: Montreal, QC Jackson NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.1 29 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3.1 29 3.3 Penalties/Gm 4 30 4.2 PIM/Gm 9.6 28 10.2 % of Penl on Home Team 52% 2 48% More Penl on Road Team -7% 38 8% Home Win % 38% 32 49% Home Record 15-25 Games to OT/SO 23% 25 26% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 39% 39% 21% Rank 3 15 38 Team Records...

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