Day: May 8, 2014

Tonight’s NHL Playoff Referees – 5/8/14

Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens – Game 4 – 7:30pm Brad Watson #23 Record: Regular Season: BOS 2-1 , MTL 3-1 Playoffs: BOS 1-0 , MTL 0-0 Minor penalties per game: 3.8 reg season, 2.3 playoffs Penalties By Period (combined) With St. Pierre (Rd 1) – 11-15-3 With Kozari (Rd 2) – 4-9-2 Brad Watson has only been on the ice for ONE penalty against the home team in the 3rd period all postseason (excluding matching penalties and automatic puck-over-glass) PIM per game:  10.9 reg season, 4.8 playoffs Home vs. Road Reg season: 14.2% more minors on road team Playoffs: 6.7% more minors on home team...

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Ref Reading: Kerry Fraser Analyzes The Mighty Ducks

In the midst of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, former referee Kerry Fraser has taken a moment to perform a very important review — an officiating analysis of The Mighty Ducks. “Being assigned to this game would have been a ref’s worst nightmare!” – Kerry Fraser Fraser takes a look at the various infractions that occurred throughout the movie, including potential offsides on the famous ‘Flying V’ and details around the game-ending penalty shot.  Here’s a sample, starting with the opening faceoff: Prior to the opening puck drop I would have firmly addressed the highly inappropriate, racially charged “Oreo Cookie line”...

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