Day: March 21, 2016

Retirement Calls for AHL Linesmen Stensland & Cichy

Two long-time fixtures on the AHL blueline have hung up their skates.  Linesmen Al Stensland and Peter Cichy worked their final game on Friday, March 18. 2016, as the Chicago Wolves took on the  Rockford Ice Hogs. They were joined on the ice by referees David Banfield and Terry Koharski.  From the IHOA: Al Stensland Being a lifelong hockey fan, yet never having played the game, Al Stensland wanted to become involved in hockey at 18. He began officiating in the 1982-83 season, attending his first seminar conducted by fellow IHOA members Jon and Jack Raslawski. He began working local...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/21/16

Florida Panthers at New York Rangers – 7:00 EST Referees Eric Furlatt (#27) Games 2015-16: 59 Career Games: 935 First NHL Game: Oct 8 2001 Birthplace: Trois-Rivieres, QC   Furlatt NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5 33 5.3 PP/Gm 3.3 14 3.1 Penl/Gm 4.2 9 4 PIM/Gm 10 12 9.6 % of Penl on Home 48% 15 48% More Penl on Road 9% 17 7% Home Win % 51% 29 53% Home Rec. 30-29     Games to OT/SO 17% 35 23% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 32% 41% 28% Rank 26 12 25 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14...

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