The AHL has announced the five referees and six linesmen working the 2016 Calder Cup Final between the Lake Erie Monsters and the Hershey Bears.
Tom Chmielewski (#43), Terry Koharski (#10), Jon McIsaac (#45), Kendrick Nicholson (#44), Garrett Rank (#48)
Koharski is refereeing his eighth straight Calder Cup final, a run that includes Hershey Bears championships in 2009 and 2010. Chmielewski and Rank are working their second straight Calder Cup Final. This is the first Calder Cup Final for McIsaac and Nicholson.
Shandor Alphonso (#52), Devin Berg (#87), Ryan Daisy (#90), Brandon Gawryletz (#64), John Grandt (#98), Jud Ritter (#34)
Grandt is making his fifth trip to the Calder Cup Final; Alphonso his second. Ritter returns to the Final, having last worked the championship round in 2013.
Officials in italics are NHL/AHL officials, who are under contract with the NHL and have worked games in both leagues this season.
Calder Cup Final Schedule
- Game 1 – Wed., June 1 – Lake Erie at Hershey, 7:00
- Game 2 – Fri., June 3 – Lake Erie at Hershey, 7:00
- Game 3 – Mon., June 6 – Hershey at Lake Erie, 7:00
- Game 4 – Sat., June 11 – Hershey at Lake Erie, 7:00
- Game 5 – Sun., June 12 – Hershey at Lake Erie, 6:00*
- Game 6 – Tue., June 14 – Lake Erie at Hershey, 7:00*
- Game 7 – Fri., June 17 – Lake Erie at Hershey, 7:00*
*if necessary. All times Eastern.
All games will be streamed online for free via ahllive.com and the AHL app. Register at ahllive.com, select the Finals All-Access Pass and enter promo code CALDERCUP2016. You can also listen to games 2 and 4-7 on SiriusXM’s NHL Network Radio.