Day: March 13, 2015

Blackhawks’ Nordstrom Suspended 2 Games for Boarding

The Chicago Blackhawks have added their second player this season to the NHL’s Suspension list. Blackhawks forward Joakim Nordstrom has been suspended two games for boarding Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson. The incident occurred in the final minute of the third period when the two teams met on Thursday, March 12. Nordstrom was given a minor penalty for boarding on the play by referees Kelly Sutherland and Justin St. Pierre. Ekman-Larsson was helped off the ice and did not return to the game.   Ekman-Larsson is day-to-day and hopes to be back in the lineup for the Coyotes’ next...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/13/15

Ottawa Senators at New York Islanders – 7:00 EST Referees Graham Skilliter (#24) Games 2014-15: 62 Career Games: 90 First NHL Game: Jan 28 2013 Birthplace: La Ronge, SK Skilliter NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.2 29 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 3.1 23 3.1 Penalties/Gm 4.3 14 4.1 PIM/Gm 10.4 16 9.9 % of Penl on Home Team 49% 11 48% More Penl on Road Team 4% 30 7% Home Win % 42% 33 48% Home Rec. 26-36 Games to OT/SO 29% 8 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 30% 38% 33% Rank 33 24 9 Team...

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