Day: September 11, 2014

CHL Referee’s Report from NHL Officials Camp

Originally published by the Central Hockey League: NHL Exposure Officials Camp Diary by  Jake Brenk From August 22 through August 24, my teammates Mitch Macpherson, Ryan Elbers and Brandon Gawryletz took part in the NHL Exposure Combine in Buffalo, NY, representing the CHL. The camp ran four days and consisted of on and off-ice testing and was put on by Stephen Walkom and his staff. Nearly 60 current and ex-players attended from various backgrounds with representatives from just about every pro and Tier 1 league in North America in attendance, supervising and scouting, including the CHL’s director of officiating...

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OHL Linesman Cory Piche Waits for the Call

OHL Linesman Cory Piche has dipped his toes into the AHL pool, but is still waiting to make the jump into the big leagues.  From Kevin Gould at the Cornwall Standard Freeholder: He makes the calls, and he’s waiting for ‘the call’. “You just keep working. Every summer you hope, and wait for that phone call,” says linesman Cory Piche, originally from Cornwall and now living in Burlington, Ont. ‘The call’ would be from the NHL, which is the ultimate goal for any official making their way up the hockey refereeing ladder. The next few years will be important...

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