The Washington Capitals battled back after two questionable penalties led to a pair of power play goals for the Tampa Bay Lightning, scoring five unanswered goals en route to a 6-2 victory.Read More
We’re down to eight. Eight referees and eight linesmen remain to handle the Eastern Conference Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Washington Capitals and the Western Conference Final between the Winnipeg Jets and the Nashville Predators. Here’s who’ll be working the games.Read More
Washington winger Tom Wilson has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of Pittsburgh’s Zach Aston-Reese. The hit came midway through Tuesday’s Game 3 matchup between the two teams in Pittsburgh.Read More
The Pittsburgh Penguins thought they had cut the Capitals’ lead to one during Game 2 of their second-round playoff series. The goal was overturned, though, as there was no conclusive evidence that the puck crossed the goal line. “From my angle,” said Pittsburgh’s Patric Hornqvist, “it looked in.”Read More
Let Snoop Dogg break down NHL penalties, including tripping, boarding, cross-checking, and high sticking — “When your stick is above your shoulders… or your stick’s been smoking too much. I’m pretty sure both are against the rules.”Read More
Linesman Steve Barton suffered a leg injury on Sunday’s game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals that may see him sidelined for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.Read More
Corey Syvret always wanted to make it to the NHL. He just never dreamed he’d do it as an official.
Syvret will make his NHL debut tonight in Buffalo, taking the ice alongside referee Dean Morton and linesmen Trent Knorr and Libor Suchanek.Read More