Day: December 9, 2015

Officially Speaking: Value the Veterans

By Mark Lichtenfeld.  Originally published at LetsPlayHockey.com:   OS is all about exposing the gritty truth and on-ice scenarios encountered by us veterans officiating trench warfare contests – otherwise known as amateur hockey games. And, in fact, any column exposing the lack of respect doled out to veteran zebras always gets the most reaction from Let’s Play Hockey readers. Look, us veterans expect a minimal level of respect from players, coaches, parents, rink managers and associations. That means civil discourse when questioning a call. Or setting a positive example when hiring on as head coach. (Tip: Read John Russo’s...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 12/9/15

Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens – 7:30 EST Referees Dan O’Halloran (#13) Games 2015-16: 25 Career Games: 1178 First NHL Game: Oct 1 1995 Birthplace: Essex, ON O’Halloran NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5.1 25 5.2 PP/Gm 3.2 18 3.2 Penl/Gm 4 24 4.1 PIM/Gm 9.5 22 9.7 % of Penl on Home 46% 32 48% More Penl on Road 15% 9 9% Home Win % 72% 8 64% Home Rec. 18-7 Games to OT/SO 24% 0 24% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 26% 39% 34% Rank 38 16 6 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14 BOS 1-0 1-5 3-2...

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