Day: April 29, 2016

Caps’ Wilson Fined For Kneeing Pens’ Sheary

Washington Capitals defenseman Tom Wilson has been fined for kneeing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Conor Sheary. The hit happened at 4:01 of the third period of Thursday’s game.  No penalty was assessed on the play by referees Chris Lee and Dan O’Rourke. Sheary missed a few shifts but did return later in the game.  Wilson was fined $2,403.67, the maximum allowable under the NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement.  While he’s piled up the penalty minutes – along with a reputation – Wilson has never been suspended by the league.  When asked about the hit after the game, Pens head coach Mike...

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Situation Room Confirms Oshie’s OT Goal

TJ Oshie’s hat trick goal capped off a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory for the Washington Capitals, but not before enduring a video review.  Penguins goaltender Matt Murray nearly stopped Oshie’s wraparound goal 9:33 into the extra session.  The puck was slowed by the goaltender’s stick before trickling across the goal line. Referee Dan O’Rourke called it a goal on the ice before donning the headset and checking with the NHL’s Situation Room. From the NHL: At 9:33 of overtime in the Penguins/Capitals game, video review confirmed the referee’s call on the ice that T.J. Oshie’s shot completely crossed the Pittsburgh...

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Tonight’s NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Referees & Linesmen – 4/29/16

St. Louis Blues at Dallas Stars – 8:00 EDT Referees Jean Hebert (#15) Playoff Gms 2016: 4 RS Games 2015-16: 75 Career Games: 324 First NHL Game: Mar 30 2011 Birthplace: Moncton, NB   Playoffs PORank RegSeason RSRank Goals/Gm 6 5 5.2 29 PP/Gm 4.5 3 3.2 16 Penl/Gm 5 9 4 19 PIM/Gm 10.5 9 9 37 % of Penl on Home 43% 15 47% 29 More Penl on Road 35% 5 17% 30 Home Win % 50% 3 12% 11 Home Rec. 2-2   39-36   Games to OT/SO 0% 11 52% 29 Calls by Period 1st...

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