Day: April 4, 2016

Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 4/4/16

Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders – 7:00 EST Referees Dean Morton (#36) Games 2015-16: 73 Career Games: 602 First NHL Game: Nov 11 2000 Birthplace: Peterborough, ON Morton NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5.6 4 5.3 PP/Gm 3.2 20 3.1 Penl/Gm 4.5 4 4 PIM/Gm 11.4 3 9.7 % of Penl on Home 48% 17 48% More Penl on Road 10% 14 7% Home Win % 58% 12 54% Home Rec. 42-31 Games to OT/SO 23% 17 22% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 32% 34% 34% Rank 26 37 4 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14 TBL 3-2...

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Leafs’ Kadri Suspended Four Games For Cross-Checking

Toronto’s Nazem Kadri is having a rough week – especially in the checkbook.  After being fined twice for diving, he’s now set to lose $200,000 as a result of a four-game suspension. Kadri will miss the Leafs’ final four games of the season after being suspended four games for a cross-check to Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening.    From the NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been suspended for four games, without pay, for cross-checking Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening during NHL Game No. 1170 in Toronto on Saturday, April 2, the National Hockey League’s...

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Linesman Andy McElman Honored On His Retirement

Linesman Andy McElman was honored prior to Sunday’s game between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks.  The veteran linesman was working his 1,500th  – and final – NHL game.  Congratulations to Andy McElman on reaching the 1,500-game milestone and on his retirement! Related: Long-time Linesmen Lazarowich, McElman To Retire...

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Referee Greg Kimmerly’s Final Opening Faceoff

Referee Greg Kimmerly hung up his skates on Saturday, but not before working one final game between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.  One more game meant one last opening draw:     Congratulations to Greg Kimmerly on officiating 1,138 NHL games during his 20-year career.  ...

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