NHL Promotes Six Officials to Full-Time

The NHL has promoted six officials to full-time status with the league.  Referees Jon McIsaac, Kendrick Nicholson, and Garrett Rank will handle a full National Hockey League schedule for 2016-17 season. They’ll be joined by linesmen Shandor Alphonso, Devin Berg, and Brandon Gawryletz.  All six split time between the NHL and AHL last season   Referees   Jon McIsaac McIsaac, 32, refereed 25 games in 2015-16, for a career total of 32. He worked his way up through Junior B, Junior A, and QMJHL before joining the Central Hockey League at age 25.   The Truro, Nova Scotia, native signed an...

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