Referees Wes McCauley and Kelly Sutherland took in the sights at Lake Tahoe, working the weekend’s two outdoor games alongside linesmen Jonny Murray and Matt MacPherson.

Both refs were mic’d up for the action.  Here’s McCauley, thanking U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Elliott who delivered the puck for the opening faceoff of Avs vs. Golden Knights and keeping the chatter going on the ice.


Referee Kelly Sutherland offered thanks to snowboarder Hannah Teter for handing off the puck to kick off Flyers vs. Bruins on Sunday.

“No speech today,” Sutherland added before the opening draw, in reference to his season-opening monologue. “You’ve got to do this on your own.”

Take a listen:

Here’s a longer look at the weekend’s events: