Day: April 7, 2016

Tonight’s Frozen Four Referees & Linesmen – 4/7/16

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — at least if you’re a college hockey fan!   The Frozen Four gets underway tonight with Boston College vs. Quinnipiac (5:00pm EDT, ESPN2) and Denver vs. North Dakota (8:30pm EDT, ESPN2). Tonight’s officials:   Boston College vs. Quinnipiac  (NCHC Crew) Referees Geno Binda, Jr. #19 – NCAA D1 (9 years), 2015 NCAA Regionals, AHL, ECHL, USHL Todd Anderson #4 – NCAA D1 (12 years), 3 Frozen Fours, Frozen Faceoff (’14, ’15), WCHA, AHL, IHL, Major Junior Linesmen Paul Carnathan #93 – NCAA D1 (6 years), Frozen Faceoff (’14, ’15), AHL, ECHL, IIHF Worlds (’14, ’15), HockeyEast...

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Frozen Four: Rule Differences From NHL to NCAA

With the NCAA’s 2016 Frozen Four Tournament upon us, many NHL fans will be tuning in to check out some great hockey, as well as to get a preview of some of their favorite team’s prospects.  If you’re a fan who hasn’t watched much college hockey, though, some of the whistles might have you scratching your head. Here’s a summary of some of the rule differences between NCAA Hockey and the NHL:   Action NHL Rule NCAA Rule Goal is scored on a delayed penalty Goal counts, penalty is waved off Goal counts, penalty is still served Hand pass...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 4/7/16

Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins – 7:00 EST Referees Eric Furlatt (#27) Games 2015-16: 72 Career Games: 948 First NHL Game: Oct 8 2001 Birthplace: Trois-Rivieres, QC   Furlatt NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5 33 5.3 PP/Gm 3.2 16 3.1 Penl/Gm 4.2 12 4 PIM/Gm 9.8 17 9.7 % of Penl on Home 47% 29 48% More Penl on Road 12% 9 7% Home Win % 50% 32 54% Home Rec. 36-36     Games to OT/SO 15% 36 22% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 31% 39% 29% Rank 30 15 16 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14...

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