Day: March 8, 2016

WHL Referee Patrick Gagnon Hangs Up The Skates

After 17 years in stripes, WHL referee Patrick Gagnon is hanging up the skates.  #BWK and @TheWHL wish Brandonite Patrick Gagnon who reffed his final game tonight the best in your future endeavors! pic.twitter.com/nTHOgZqgT0 — Brandon Wheat Kings (@bdnwheatkings) March 3, 2016 Gagnon discussed his retirement on social media. Today is a day of mixed emotions. Being a hockey referee has been part of my life ever since I moved into Manitoba in 1999. I’ve been fortunate enough to excel at it and work many leagues that I used to dream about as a young official. Tonight I work...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/8/16

New York Rangers at Buffalo Sabres – 7:00 EST Referees Greg Kimmerly (#18) Games 2015-16: 40 Career Games: 1122 First NHL Game: Nov 30 1996 Birthplace: Toronto, ON Kimmerly NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5.4 14 5.3 PP/Gm 2.8 36 3.2 Penl/Gm 3.5 38 4 PIM/Gm 8.5 36 9.6 % of Penl on Home 46% 37 48% More Penl on Road 18% 1 8% Home Win % 38% 38 53% Home Rec. 15-25 Games to OT/SO 18% 34 23% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 36% 38% 26% Rank 9 24 33 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14 NYR 2-0 4-1...

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