Day: March 22, 2016

Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 3/22/16

Buffalo Sabres at Carolina Hurricanes – 7:00 EST Referees Dean Morton (#36) Games 2015-16: 55 Career Games: 584 First NHL Game: Nov 11 2000 Birthplace: Peterborough, ON Morton NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5.7 3 5.3 PP/Gm 3.4 13 3.2 Penl/Gm 4.7 2 4 PIM/Gm 11.9 1 9.6 % of Penl on Home 47% 29 48% More Penl on Road 13% 9 8% Home Win % 56% 17 53% Home Rec. 31-24 Games to OT/SO 25% 14 23% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 36% 33% 32% Rank 12 37 10 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14 BUF 2-2 3-3 1-4...

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Ref Recap: NHL Linesman, WCHA Ref, Swedish Player All Sidelined

This week’s Ref Recap looks an NHL linesman who won’t be back this season, a Swedish player who won’t see the ice for two years, and a WCHA referee who’s hoping for a comeback of his own after a frightening injury: Embed from Getty Images Linesman Don Henderson has been shut down for the season, as he’s still battling concussion symptoms after the hit from Dennis Wideman.  (Oh, and Wideman’s done for the year, too. Karma?) [Calgary Sun/ESPN] While Henderson won’t return to the ice this season, it’s nice to see his his fellow zebras representing his number on...

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