Day: May 19, 2015

Linesman Brad Kovachik Injured, Out For Playoffs

Linesman Brad Kovachik was caught between a rock and a hard place.  More accurately, he was caught between the boards and a Steven Stamkos check on Kevin Klein. Kovachik suffered a sprained MCL on the play, which will see him sidelined for the next four to six weeks.  Effectively, that ends his playoff run.   “I’ll tell you one thing, I hope Brad [Kovachik] is all right,” said Lightning coach Jon Cooper. “That didn’t look good.” The collision happened with 7:41 left to play in the second period.  The veteran linesman was helped off the ice by fellow linesman...

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Tonight’s NHL Playoff Referees & Linesmen – 5/19/15

Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks – 9:00 EST Referees Wes McCauley (#4) Playoff Games 2015: 9 Career Playoff Games: 68 Reg Season Games: 747 First NHL Game: Jan 20 2003 Birthplace: Georgetown, ON   Playoffs Regular Season Goals/Gm 3.8 5.3 PP/Gm 3.2 2.8 Penl/Gm 3.8 3.7 PIM/Gm 8.0 9.4 % Penl on Home Team 49% 52% More Penl on Rd Team 6% -6% Home Win % 89% 42% Home Rec. 8-1 32-45 OT Games 44% 31% Calls by Period   1st 2nd 3rd Reg Season 36% 38% 27% Playoffs 45% 29% 26% Team Records   ’15 Playoffs ’14-15 ’13-14...

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