Day: May 18, 2014

NHL Selects Referees & Linesmen for Conference Finals

Four NHL teams moved on to the Stanley Cup Conference Finals.  Only eight referees and eight linesmen have joined them. Below are the officials selected to work the Conference Finals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Referees Dave Jackson (#8) Mark Joannette (#25) Steve Kozari (#40) Wes McCauley (#4) Dan O’Halloran (#13) Dan O’Rourke (#9) Kevin Pollock (#33) Brad Watson (#23) Linesmen Derek Amell (#75) Steve Barton (#59) Scott Driscoll (#68) Shane Heyer (#55) Brad Kovachik (#71) Steve Miller (#89) Jonny Murray (#95) Pierre Racicot (#65) Gone are referees Eric Furlatt,  Tim Peel, Chris Rooney, and Kelly Sutherland. Furlatt made it as far as Game...

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Today’s NHL Playoff Referees – Hawks/Kings Game 1

Los Angeles Kings vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Game 1 – 3:00pm Marc Joannette #25 Reg Season Playoffs Team Records   –  CHI 3-2 1-1   –  LAK 2-0 1-1 Minors per game 3.4 3.9 PIM per game 10.0 9.6 % more minors on road team  10.9% Even Home win % 55% 50% Calls by Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd  – Rd 1 1.8 2.8 3.0  – Rd 2 1.4 2.2 0.8  Total 1.6 2.5 1.9 Average Minors by Team:   –  CHI 2.0, Opp 2.2 (10% more on Opp )   –  LAK 2.5, Opp 1.8 (30% more on LAK) Regular season games: 926. Playoff games: 106 Worked Cup Final in 2008 and 2009; Conf Final in 2013 Joannette worked Game 2 of Kings/Hawks in 2013 – a 4-2 Chicago victory From Verdun, Quebec Kevin Pollock #33 Reg Season Playoffs Record   –  CHI 3-3 1-1   –  LAK 3-2 1-1 Minors per game 3.1 3.9 PIM per game 9.9 9.6 % more minors on road team 11.4% Even Home win % 54% 50% Calls by Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd  – Rd 1 1.8 2.8 3.0  – Rd 2 1.4 2.2 0.8  Total 1.6 2.5 1.9 Average Minors by Team:   –  CHI 1.1, Opp 1.3 (15% more on Opp)   –  LAK 1.8, Opp 1.4 (22% more on LAK) Regular season games: 930.  Playoff games: 133 Worked Conf Final from 2007-2009...

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