Thursday’s ECHL Kelly Cup Playoff Referees and Linesmen:


Eastern Conference Final

Florida Everblades vs. Newfoundland Growlers
Game 4 – 5:30 PM ET

Referees: John Lindner #6, Tyler Hascall #8
Linesmen: Brady Fagan #89, Matthew Heinen #93


Tonight’s ref pairing of Lindner and Hascall most recently worked Game 2 of the Western Conference Final between the Toledo Walleye and Idaho Steelheads. They were also paired up for Game 7 between the Cincinnati Cyclones and Fort Wayne Komets.

Lindner also handled Greenville/Jacksonville Game 1, Florida/South Carolina Game 1, Cincinnati/Fort Wayne Games 3 and 6, Toledo/Indy Game 4, Maine/Reading Game 6 in Round 1,  plus Florida/Jacksonville Game 2 and Cincinnati/Toledo Games 3 and 4 in the second round.

Hascall: Allen/Kansas City Games 1 and 2, Reading/Maine Games 4 and 5,  Jacksonville/Greenville Game 4, South Carolina/Florida Game 5, Utah/Idaho Game 6 in the opening round, along with Round 2 assignments at Toledo/Cincinnati Game 1 and Jacksonville/Florida Games 3 and 5.




The ECHL Officials working the Kelly Cup Playoffs Conference Finals: 

ECHL Officials for 2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs Conference Finals


Check out the full rundown of ECHL Officials selected to work the Kelly Cup Playoffs: 

ECHL Names Officials for 2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs


Here’s the full roster of ECHL Referees and Linesmen for the 2022-23 season:

ECHL Officials – 2022-23


Head to for the full Kelly Cup Playoff Schedule.