Day: February 19, 2015

Referee Tim Peel Injured, Returns to Game

NHL referees and linesmen are a tough group.  It’s not just players battling through pain to stay on the ice — the officials are often forced to do it, too.  The latest official to be taken out by the players is referee Tim Peel.  At the 12:14 mark of the first period, San Jose Sharks defenseman Scott Hannan took out Ryan Garbutt of the Dallas Stars.   Garbutt slid right into Peel, knocking him to the ice.  Peel landed heavily on his right side.   He was helped off the ice and headed to the locker room for repairs. Peel was also...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 2/19/15

Nashville Predators at New York Islanders – 7:00 EST Referees Graham Skilliter (#24) Games 2014-15: 52 Career Games: 80 First NHL Game: Jan 28 2013 Birthplace: La Ronge, SK Skilliter NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.3 21 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3.2 16 3.2 Penalties/Gm 4.4 11 4.1 PIM/Gm 10.7 11 10 % of Penl on Home Team 48% 15 48% More Penl on Road Team 9% 17 8% Home Win % 38% 38 49% Home Rec. 20-32 Games to OT/SO 31% 6 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 31% 36% 33% Rank 28 25 6 Team...

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