New York Rangers at Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Referees:
    • Eric Furlatt #27
      • 4.1 minor penalties per game
      • 12.4 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (48.1% minors called vs. home)
    • Ghislain Hebert #22
      • 4.2 minor penalties per game
      • 11.2 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (46.9% minors called vs. home)
  • Linesmen: Mike Cvik #88, Matt MacPherson #83
  • Neither team has been able to get much going recently with the man advantage.
    • Rangers are 1-for-21 on the PP over the past six games. (PK is 22-for-23 over the same span.)
    • The Jackets are 0-for-26 on the PP over the past seven.

Carolina Hurricanes at Chicago Blackhawks

  • Referees:
    • Chris Lee #28
      • 4.0 minor penalties per game
      • 11.3total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (46.5% minors called vs. home)
    • Frederick L’Ecuyer #17

      • 3.7 minor penalties per game
      • 9.7 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (44.4% minors called vs. home – NHL Lowest)
  • Linesmen: Brad Kovachik #71, Mark Shewchyk #92

Nashville Predators at Calgary Flames

  • Referees:
    • Rob Martell #26
      • 3.2 minor penalties per game
      • 9.0 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (47.0% minors called vs. home)
    • Brad Watson #23
      • 4.0 minor penalties per game
      • 11.6 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (48.7% minors called vs. home)
  • Linesmen: Steve Barton #59, Trent Knorr #63

Boston Bruins at Colorado Avalanche

  • Referees for the Battle of Ray Bourque:
    • Francis Charron #6
      • 3.7 minor penalties per game
      • 10.0 total PIM per game
      • Calls even home/road (49.4% minors called vs. home)
    • Dave Jackson #8
      • 4.0 minor penalties per game
      • 12.2 total PIM per game
      • Favors home team (48.6% minors called vs. home)
  • Linesmen: Scott Driscoll #68, Derek Nansen #70