Referee Wes McCauley never met a mic he didn’t like.

Though some of his most memorable moments have come addressing the entire arena and viewers at home, his more personal, on-ice chats are equally entertaining.

Earlier in Round 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Mac spoke with Toronto’s Mitch Marner on their shared love of ice cream.

Now, he gets it back from Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn on his use of foul language on the ice.


Thanks to Wes for keeping the conversations going.  Good chatter is good communication, and that makes for a well-officiated game.

It also makes for some highly entertaining moments.  Here’s a look back at some of Wes’s best: