Wednesday’s ECHL Kelly Cup Final Referees and Linesmen:

ECHL Kelly Cup Final

Idaho Steelheads vs. Florida Everblades
Game 3 – 7:05 PM ET

Referee: John Lindner #6
Referee: Nolan Bloyer #31
Linesman: Chad Fuller #76
Linesman: Matthew Heinen #93



Lindner and Bloyer are working together for just the second time during this year’s Kelly Cup Playoffs, having handled Game 3 between the Cincinnati Cyclones and the Toledo Walleye. Lindner was paired up with ref Tyler Hascall for the Conference Finals, while Bloyer was skating alongside Trevor Wohlford.


Prior Kelly Cup Playoff Games:

John Lindner #6

Round 1: GRN/JAX Gm 1, FLA/SC Gm 1, CIN/FW Gm 3, TOL/IND Gm 4, MNE/REA Gm 6, FW/CIN Gm 6, CIN/FW Gm 7
Round 2: CIN/TOL Gm 3*, CIN/TOL Gm 4
Round 3: TOL/IDH Gm 2, FLA/NFL Gm 4, FLA/NFL Gm 5


Nolan Bloyer #31
Round 1: None – IIHF U18 World Championship
Round 2: IDH/ALN Gm 1, CIN/TOL Gm 3*, FLA/JAX Gm 6
Round 3: NFL/FLA Gm 1, NFL/FLA Gm 3, IDH/TOL Gm 4

* Game featured both of tonight’s refs



The ECHL Officials working the Kelly Cup Finals: 

ECHL Referees and Linesmen for 2023 Kelly Cup Finals


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