Day: February 2, 2015

Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 2/2/15

Florida Panthers at New York Rangers – 7:00 EST Referees TJ Luxmore (#49) Games 2014-15: 11 Career Games: 13 First NHL Game: Nov 19 2013 Birthplace: Timmins, ON Luxmore NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 3.7 39 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3.4 14 3.3 Penalties/Gm 4.5 9 4.2 PIM/Gm 11.1 8 10.2 % of Penl on Home Team 47% 28 48% More Penl on Road Team 11% 11 7% Home Win % 36% 36 49% Home Record 4-7 Games to OT/SO 55% 1 26% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 44% 34% 22% Rank 1 32 37 Team Records...

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No Suspension for Blues’ Backes for Boarding Alzner

Update 2/2/15: The NHL’s Department of Player Safety will not be assessing any supplemental discipline to Backes for the hit. After a violent hit from behind on Capitals’ defenseman Karl Alzner, St. Louis Blues captain David Backes may be the next to get a call from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. The hit happened 5:35 into the second period of Sunday’s game with the teams tied at one. Backes hit Alzner from behind, driving his head into the glass and opening a gash above the blueliner’s left eye. Backes was given a boarding major by referees Gord Dwyer...

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