Day: April 17, 2016

Tonight’s NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Referees & Linesmen – 4/17/16

St. Louis Blues at Chicago Blackhawks – 3:00 EDT Referees Tim Peel (#20) Games 2015-16: 75 Career Games: 1080 First NHL Game: Oct 21 1999 Birthplace: Toronto, ON   Peel NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 4.9 40 5.3 PP/Gm 3.1 22 3.1 Penl/Gm 4 26 4 PIM/Gm 9.7 21 9.7 % of Penl on Home 49% 8 48% More Penl on Road 2% 34 8% Home Win % 45% 38 54% Home Rec. 34-41     Games to OT/SO 25% 12 22% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 32% 39% 29% Rank 19 17 24 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14...

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Stars’ Roussel Kicks Puck Over Net, Scores Goal

Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel opened the scoring of Game 2 against the Minnesota Wild without ever getting a stick on the puck.  Minnesota’s Marco Scandella’s clearing attempt hit Ales Hemsky and deflected behind the net, where it bounced off Roussel’s skate and over the net.  The Goldbergian chain of events ended with the puck hitting the back of Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk, who then bumped the net off its moorings as the puck crossed the goal line.  Brad Meier immediately – and enthusiastically – waved off the goal.  After further analysis by Hockey Operations, the official ruling came down....

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