Day: February 24, 2015

Stars Coach Calls Officiating ‘Inexcusable’ After Loss

Dallas Stars head coach Lindy Ruff summed up his feelings on the officiating of Saturday’s game against the Red Wings in one word: ‘Inexcusable.’ The Stars led 6-4 just past the midpoint of the third period. Detroit cut the Dallas lead in half with just under seven minutes to play in regulation.  It was the tying goal, though, that drew the ire of the Stars. Wings forward Justin Abdelkader was stationed at the top of the crease. As Stars blueliner John Klingberg tried to defend, he was bumped by Detroit’s Gustav Nyqvist. Klingberg collided with Abdelkader, knocking him off balance....

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 2/24/15

Vancouver Canucks at Boston Bruins – 7:00 EST Referees Ghislain Hebert (#22) Games 2014-15: 51 Career Games: 269 First NHL Game: Mar 2 2009 Birthplace: Bathurst, NB Hebert NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.1 27 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3.1 22 3.2 Penalties/Gm 3.9 33 4.1 PIM/Gm 9.2 33 10 % of Penl on Home Team 49% 6 48% More Penl on Road Team 6% 26 8% Home Win % 47% 21 49% Home Rec. 24-27 Games to OT/SO 22% 28 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 35% 38% 27% Rank 11 18 30 Team Records 2014-15...

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