Day: February 21, 2015

Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 2/21/15

New York Islanders at Washington Capitals – 12:30 EST Referees Dave Jackson (#8) Games 2014-15: 50 Career Games: 1381 First NHL Game: Dec 22 1990 Birthplace: Montreal, QC Jackson NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.2 24 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3 27 3.2 Penalties/Gm 4.1 26 4.1 PIM/Gm 10.1 19 10 % of Penl on Home Team 53% 1 48% More Penl on Road Team -11% 38 8% Home Win % 38% 38 49% Home Rec. 19-31 Games to OT/SO 20% 30 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 37% 39% 24% Rank 6 13 36 Team Records...

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Minor Hockey Trainer Attacks Referee After Game

Referees have to put up with a lot, including verbal abuse from players, fans, and coaches. They shouldn’t have to be afraid of things escalating to physical violence, which is exactly what happened in Stittsville on Wednesday night. A West Ottawa hockey team’s trainer has been suspended for attacking a 19-year-old referee after a game. An altercation broke out between opposing players during the post-game handshake line. The referee handed out misconduct penalties and sent the teams to their respective locker rooms. Once the game sheet was published, the West Ottawa team’s trainer went to confront the official. “My understanding is...

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