Day: November 19, 2013

Devorski Takes One off the Ear

Are we not men?  We are Devo!  Okay, if you didn’t grow up in the ’80s, you’re probably puzzled by that one.  Let’s just move on… Paul Devorski is Devo.   Paul Devorski is a man. A man who won’t let something like a puck off the ear get in the way of refereeing a hockey game: After heading to the locker room for some stitches, Devorski returned to the ice a short time later.  (Referee Brad Meier ran the show solo in his absence.)  It’s a good thing he did.  Things got rough later that game, with the...

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Tavares Checked Into Linesman’s Crotch

Linesman Don Henderson did not sign up for this. Maple Leafs’ forward Nikolai Kulemin hit Islanders’ captain into the boards in front of the New York bench.  Tavares lost his balance and fell awkwardly into the boards…   and right into Henderson’s crotch. Tavares was shaken up on the play but stayed on the bench. He didn’t miss a shift. Linesman Don Henderson? He never even left the...

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Tonight’s Officials – 11/19/13

St. Louis Blues at Buffalo Sabres Referees: Tom Kowal (32), Dan O’Halloran (13) Linesmen: Greg Devorski (54), Mark Shewchyk (92) Ottawa Senators at Philadelphia Flyers Referees: Dan O’Rourke (#9), Paul Devorski (#10) Linesmen: Derek Amell (#75), Jay Sharrers (#57) New York Islanders at Toronto Maple Leafs Referees: Mike Hasenfratz (#2), Wes McCauley (#4) Linesmen: Brad Kovachik (#71), Don Henderson (#91) Nashville Predators at Detroit Red Wings Referees: Dennis LaRue(14),  TJ Luxmore (49) Linesmen: Andy McElman (90),  Bryan Pancich (94) Minnesota Wild at Montreal Canadiens Referees: Francis Charron (6), Marc Joannette (25) Linesmen: Derek Nansen (70), Tony Sericolo (84) Boston Bruins at New York Rangers Referees: Brad Watson...

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