Pittsburgh Penguins at Buffalo Sabres

  • Referees:
    • Tim Peel (#20)
      • 3.4 minor penalties per game
      • 10.9 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (44.9% minors called vs. home)
    • Mark Lemelin (#41) – ROOKIE REF
      • 4.3 minor penalties per game
      • 11.3 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (43.3% minors called vs. home)
  • Linesmen: Brad Kovachik (#71), Steve Miller (#89)

 

Dallas Stars at San Jose Sharks

  • Referees:
    • Greg Kimmerly (#18)
      • 3.4 minor penalties per game
      • 10.8 total PIM per game
      • Calls even home/road (50.0% minors called vs. home)
    • Brian Pochmara (#16)

      • 4.3 minor penalties per game
      • 13.6 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (48.7% minors called vs. home)
  • Linesmen: Jay Sharrers (#57); John Grandt (#98)

 

Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks

  • Referees:
    • Ghislain Hebert (#22)
      • 4.3 minor penalties per game
      • 11.7 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (48.2% minors called vs. home)
    • Kelly Sutherland (#11)
      • 3.6 minor penalties per game
      • 11.4 total PIM per game
      • Calls even home/road (50.2% minors called vs. home)
  • Linesmen: Mike Cvik (#88), Derek Nansen (#70)