Day: March 29, 2015

Linesman Steve Barton Injured in Pittsburgh

Linesman Steve Barton had a rough weekend. He found himself on the receiving end of a high stick from Chris Kunitz during Saturday’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Arizona Coyotes.  Barton left the ice with four minutes to go in the second. He did not return; the remainder of the game was covered by the three-man unit of referees Tim Peel and Francis Charron with linesman Pierre Racicot.   Since NHL officials are tough and team doctors are miracle workers, Barton was back on the schedule for Sunday, staying in Pittsburgh to work the Penguins’ game against...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/29/15

Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – 3:00 EST Referees Eric Furlatt (#27) Games 2014-15: 65 Career Games: 865 First NHL Game: Oct 8 2001 Birthplace: Trois-Rivieres, QC Furlatt NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5 34 5.3 Power Plays/Gm 3.5 6 3.1 Penalties/Gm 4.4 10 4.1 PIM/Gm 10.2 16 9.9 % of Penl on Home Team 48% 22 49% More Penl on Road Team 9% 13 6% Home Win % 54% 8 47% Home Rec. 35-30 Games to OT/SO 22% 28 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 29% 40% 30% Rank 37 5 18 Team Records...

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