Day: September 20, 2016

Mic’d Up: Referee Eric Furlatt at the World Cup of Hockey

Referee Eric Furlatt strapped on the mic for Saturday’s World Cup of Hockey game between Canada and the Czech Republic. “Hey, don’t be stupid,” he warns. “Let ’em take a penalty. You’re on the power play.” Furlatt also reviews a Coach’s Challenge issued by the Czechs for possible goaltender interference.  The officials review the play and discuss. “So, we’ve got a goal there?” he asks referee Chris Lee. “We’ve got a goal.” Take a listen to some of the highlights:   Thanks to Eric Furlatt and the NHL for sharing this listen to the officials at ice...

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Mic’d Up: Referee Dan O’Rourke at Sweden/Russia

Referee Dan O’Rourke was strapped with a wire for the round-robin game between Sweden and Russia at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. There’s a terrific exchange between the veteran official and Team Russia’s Sergei Bobrovsky about possible goaltender interference. “He’s coming toward you, “O’Rourke says. “Your guy pushes him because he’s on the wrong side of him, okay? I know that he falls on top of a lot of guys because I used to do the exact same thing. I used to fall on you [*******] all the time…  But that one is a loose puck that falls down...

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Today’s World Cup Officials – 9/20/16

Finland vs. Sweden – 3:00 PM EDT Referees & Linesmen Dan O’Rourke REFEREE #9 Canada Chris Lee REFEREE #28 Canada Pierre Racicot LINESMAN #65Canada Jonny Murray LINESMAN #95 Canada Standby Officials: Referee Kelly Sutherland, Linesman Derek Amell Canada vs. USA – 8:00 PM EDT Referees & Linesmen Wes McCauley REFEREE #4 Canada Eric Furlatt REFEREE #27 Canada Shane Heyer LINESMAN #55 Canada Michel Cormier LINESMAN #76 Canada Standby Officials: Referee Dan O’Halloran, Linesman Brian Murphy   *Assignments subject to change, particularly with regard to who’s working and who’s on...

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