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NHL Officials Head to Lucan for Hockeyville, Canada

Lucan, Ontario, the 2018 winner of Kraft Hockeyville Canada, will receive $250,000 in upgrades to its Lucan Community Memorial Centre.  The town will also host a preseason NHL game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators and an officiating camp from referee Kevin Pollock

NHL Linesman Jesse Marquis: The Fast Track

Hockey dreams are never black and white. Like so many other young Maritimers, Jesse Marquis dreamed of one day playing in the National Hockey League. The dream of making it as a player was unattainable. Nevertheless, Marquis will skate on NHL ice.

ECHL Names Stephen Thomson Head of Officiating

In June, referee Stephen Thomson was working the ECHL’s Kelly Cup Finals. He won’t be making a return trip this season; instead, he’ll be in charge of the guys who do. The ECHL named Thomson as the league’s Manager of Officiating for the 2018-19 season.

Referee Romasko Returns to Russia

Referee Evgeny Romasko is returning to Russia. The veteran official is heading home to wear the stripes in the KHL after four seasons in North America as a referee in the AHL and NHL.