Day: March 14, 2016

Coach’s Challenges Under Review at NHL GMs Meeting

Day one of the NHL General Managers meeting included a review of the Coach’s Challenge. Introduced for the start of this season, coaches are able to challenge goaltender interference and plays that are offside and lead to a goal.  A coach may only issue a challenge if he has a timeout available. If a challenge is successful, he coach retains his timeout; if not, the timeout is forfeited.  A play eligible for a coach’s challenge that occurs in the final minute of play or in overtime is automatically reviewed by the league.  Through March 13, there have been 216...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/14/16

Florida Panthers at New York Islanders – 7:00 EST Referees Ghislain Hebert (#22) Games 2015-16: 57 Career Games: 349 First NHL Game: Mar 2 2009 Birthplace: Bathurst, NB Hebert NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5.2 26 5.3 PP/Gm 2.9 32 3.1 Penl/Gm 3.7 35 4 PIM/Gm 8.5 38 9.6 % of Penl on Home 51% 2 48% More Penl on Road -3% 39 7% Home Win % 61% 7 53% Home Rec. 35-22 Games to OT/SO 21% 24 23% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 30% 42% 28% Rank 31 8 28 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14 FLA 0-3 5-2...

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