Day: May 30, 2014

ECHL Names Officials for Kelly Cup Finals

The ECHL has named the officials – five referees and five linesmen – who will work the 2014 Kelly Cup Finals between the Alaska Aces and the Cincinnati Cyclones: Referees: Pierre Lambert #20 Frederic Leblanc #25 Nic Leduc #14 JM McNulty #21 Ryan Murphy #10 Linesmen: Ryan Daisy #64 Steve Glines #44 Travis Jackson #65 Shaun Morgan #71 Steve Walsh #78 Referee Ryan Murphy is the Finals veteran of the group; this is his third Finals appearance after having worked the Finals in 2011 and 2013.  Linesman Steve Glines laso has two previous Finals appearances under his belt (2009 and 2011)....

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Tonight’s NHL Referees – Blackhawks/Kings Game 6

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings – Game 6 – 9:00pm Dave Jackson #8 Reg Season Playoffs Team Records – CHI 1-3 1-2 – LAK 3-1 2-1 Minors per game 3.9 4.9 PIM per game 11.8 10.3 % more minors on road team 7.9% 10.2% Home win % 51% 50% Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd – Rd 1 2.6 3.8 2.4 – Rd 2 2.8 3.2 1.0 – Rd 3 5.0 2.0 2.0 Avg Minors by Team (Reg Season) – CHI 1.5, Opp 1.6 – LAK 1.8, Opp 2.4 Power Plays/Gm (Playoffs) – CHI 3.3, Opp 4.0 – LAK 3.3, Opp 4.3 Regular season games: 1,331. Playoff Games: 78 This is Jackson’s first postseason since 2009, when he worked the Conference Finals. From Montreal, PQ Did not work 2013 playoffs   Dan O’Rourke #9 Reg Season Playoffs Record – CHI 4-3 1-2 – LAK 2-4 2-1 Minors per game 3.7 4.9 PIM per game 11.0 10.3 % more minors on road team 18.4% 10.2% Home win % 61% 50% Calls/Pd (Avg)* 1st 2nd 3rd – Rd 1 2.6 3.8 2.4 – Rd 2 2.8 3.2 1.0 – Rd 3 5.0 2.0 2.0 Avg Minors by Team (Reg Season) – CHI 2.1, Opp 1.6 – LAK 1.5, Opp 2.2 Power Plays/Gm (Playoffs) – CHI 3.3, Opp 4.0 – LAK 3.3, Opp 4.3 Regular season games: 655. Playoff games: 69 O’Rourke’s worked four straight...

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