Day: March 15, 2016

NHL to Add Blue Line Cameras for Stanley Cup Playoffs

While no changes are coming for Coach’s Challenges this season, one minor tweak is being implemented in time for the playoffs.  The NHL will be adding four new cameras – two at each blue line – to all playoff venues for the upcoming postseason.  “It’s not a rule change,” said NHL VP of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell. “It’s just helping make the process better.” The NHL tested the cameras during this season’s All-Star Game and during the two outdoor Stadium Series games.  The new blueline cameras will be made available for coaches to review prior to issuing a challenge. This...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/15/16

New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins – 7:00 EST Referees Evgeny Romasko (#39) Games 2015-16: 19 Career Games: 24 First NHL Game: Mar 9 2015 Birthplace: Tver, Russia Romasko NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5.6 6 5.3 PP/Gm 3.3 19 3.2 Penl/Gm 4.2 15 4 PIM/Gm 9.7 19 9.6 % of Penl on Home 46% 37 48% More Penl on Road 16% 2 8% Home Win % 68% 3 53% Home Rec. 13-6 Games to OT/SO 16% 38 23% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 30% 30% 39% Rank 35 40 1 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14 NYI 0-0 0-0...

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