Day: March 27, 2015

Caps’ Wilson Fined $2,000 for Embellishment

Washington Capitals defenseman Tom Wilson is the latest to jump in the pool. The blueliner is the most recent player to be fined for diving by the National Hockey League. Wilson was hit with the $2,000 charge for a dive taken against the Minnesota Wild on March 19. He was called for embellishment on the play by referees Chris Lee and Graham Skilliter. The diving call accompanied a minor penalty to Minnesota’s Zach Parise for roughing. He’d previously received a warning for a dive against the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 1. He was not penalized for embellishment during the...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/27/15

Calgary Flames at Minnesota Wild – 8:00 EST Referees Francois St. Laurent (#38) Games 2014-15: 66 Career Games: 473 First NHL Game: Nov 10 2005 Birthplace: Greenfield Park, QC St. Laurent NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.3 23 5.3 Power Plays/Gm 3.1 25 3.1 Penalties/Gm 3.9 30 4.1 PIM/Gm 8.9 37 9.9 % of Penl on Home Team 45% 39 49% More Penl on Road Team 23% 3 6% Home Win % 52% 10 47% Home Rec. 34-32 Games to OT/SO 24% 23 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 36% 36% 28% Rank 6 32 28...

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