Day: April 11, 2015

Help Support Referee Nic Leduc

Referee Nic Leduc needs your help. Leduc, who works in the AHL and ECHL, suffered a traumatic head injury in an off-ice incident prior to working a scheduled game in Iowa. Nic is in the hospital recovering from his injuries.  He’ll miss the rest of the 2014-15 ECHL season and the playoffs, but is hoping to make a full recovery. A FundMe account has been set up for donations to help with Leduc’s treatment and medical bills.  Please donate now. From the site: Currently, Nic still resides in the hospital and while we continue to receive positive updates on his...

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Blackhawks’ Shaw Fined For Diving

Chicago Blackhawks winger Andrew Shaw avoided the watchful eye of the Department of Player Safety when he left his feet to deliver a high hit on Barret Jackman of the St. Louis Blues. He wasn’t so lucky when he left his feet to draw a penalty against Kings forward Mike Richards.  After further review, he’s been hit with a fine. Shaw has been fined $2,000 for diving at 5:24 of the first period of the Chicago Blackhawks’ game against the Los Angeles Kings on March 30. His embellishment led to a delayed penalty call on Mike Richards by referee...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 4/11/15

New York Rangers at Washington Capitals – 12:30 EST Referees Kelly Sutherland (#11) Games 2014-15: 68 Career Games: 930 First NHL Game: Dec 19 2000 Birthplace: Richmond, BC Sutherland NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5 36 5.3 Power Plays/Gm 3.1 21 3.1 Penalties/Gm 4.2 13 4 PIM/Gm 10.9 7 9.7 % of Penl on Home Team 49% 12 49% More Penl on Road Team 4% 27 6% Home Win % 51% 12 47% Home Rec. 35-33 Games to OT/SO 25% 20 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 31% 38% 32% Rank 31 22 12 Team Records...

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