Day: March 30, 2015

Jets Enstrom Loses Stick Behind Linesman, Hawks Score

Don’t try to play the puck through a linesmen. It likely won’t end well. Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom learned just that in Sunday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Enstrom was chasing down a loose puck with Chicago’s Patrick Sharp in pursuit. Rather than pass in front of linesman Don Henderson, Enstrom tried to poke the puck along the boards. His stick was caught behind the linesman, leaving the Jets’ blueliner to make a desperate attempt to play the puck with his glove.   Despite his position along the wall, you have to feel bad for Henderson. He certainly wanted nothing...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/30/15

Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens – 7:30 EST Referees Graham Skilliter (#24) Games 2014-15: 71 Career Games: 99 First NHL Game: Jan 28 2013 Birthplace: La Ronge, SK Skilliter NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.2 25 5.3 Power Plays/Gm 3.1 21 3.1 Penalties/Gm 4.3 14 4 PIM/Gm 10.4 12 9.8 % of Penl on Home Team 50% 5 48% More Penl on Road Team 2% 33 6% Home Win % 41% 36 47% Home Rec. 29-42 Games to OT/SO 27% 16 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 30% 40% 31% Rank 35 10 17 Team...

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