Day: February 9, 2015

A Ref’s-Eye-View of the AHL All-Star Classic

The NHL’s been experimenting with using ref cams in their broadcasts. They weren’t, though, the first to strap cameras on their on-ice officials. The AHL’s tried it before, bolting a camera to referee David Banfield for a Charlotte Checkers game back in 2013. The AHL’s latest effort gives fans a peek at the one of the AHL’s feature events – the AHL All-Star Classic. Referee Jamie Koharski wore a camera for the 2015 midseason event, which took place in Utica, New York.   Interestingly, the AHL opted for the ‘chest-cam’ rather than a helmet-mounted camera. This is the same setup referee Tom...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 2/9/15

Edmonton Oilers at New Jersey Devils – 7:00 EST Referees Kyle Rehman (#37) Games 2014-15: 48 Career Games: 355 First NHL Game: Jan 22 2008 Birthplace: Stettler, AB Rehman NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.3 19 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3 35 3.2 Penalties/Gm 3.7 38 4.2 PIM/Gm 8.1 39 10.1 % of Penl on Home Team 48% 16 48% More Penl on Road Team 8% 20 7% Home Win % 42% 31 49% Home Record 20-28 Games to OT/SO 23% 23 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 37% 40% 23% Rank 8 9 37 Team Records...

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