Day: December 26, 2014

AHL Linesman Chris Woodworth Skates His Final Game

AHL linesman Chris Woodworth will don the stripes in the American Hockey League for the last time. He’ll be joined on the ice tonight by referees Keith Kaval and Tim Mayer, alongside fellow linesman Fraser McIntyre. “I’m very honored to skate his final game in his hometown,” said referee Keith Kaval. “Chris has done many great things both on and off the ice in his career. I look forward to skating one last time with him and our crew he hand picked.” Woodworth’s officiating career spans over 20 years.  He has officiated in the NAHL, USHL, NCAA Division I, IHL,...

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Tonight’s WJHC Officials – 12/26/14

Russia vs. Denmark – 1:00pm Referees: Lars Brueggemann (GER), Antonin Jerabek (CZE) Linesmen: Jordan Browne (CAN), Jani Pesonen (FIN) Standby Ref: Linus Ohlund (SWE) USA vs. Finland – 3:00 Referees: Konstantin Olenin (RUS), Tobias Wehrli (SUI) Linesmen: Gleb Lazarev (RUS), Bevan Mills (CAN) Standby Ref: Pascal St-Jacques (CAN) Czech Republic vs. Sweden – 5:00 Referees: Vladimir Baluska (SVK), Mikko Kaukokari (FIN) Linesmen: Pierre Dehaen (FRA), Judson Ritter (USA) Standby Ref: Roman Gofman (RUS) Slovakia vs. Canada – 8:00 Referees: Steve Patafie (USA), Marcus Vinnerborg (SWE) Linesmen: Miroslav Lhotsky (CZE), Simon Wust (SUI) Standby Ref: Geoff Miller (USA)...

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Spengler Cup Referees & Linesmen

Despite the NHL’s holiday break, it’s a busy day of hockey. The World Juniors are getting underway and the Spengler Cup has already kicked off. If you’re not familiar, the Spengler Cup is an annual invitational hockey tournament held in Davos, Switzerland. This year’s even features host team HC Davos, defending champion Geneve-Servette HC, Team Canada, and three KHL teams: Medvescak Zagreb, HC Salavat Yulaev Ufa, and Jokerit Helsinki. The referees and linesmen for the 88th Spengler Cup are: Referees Danny Kurmann (SUI) Stefan Eichmann (SUI) Marc Wiegand (SUI) Kendrick Nicholson (CAN) *NHL Daniel Piechaczek (DEL) Linesmen Franco Espinoza (SUI)...

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2015 World Juniors Referees & Linesmen

The 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship gets under way today. Here’s the rundown on which referees and linesmen will be working the tournament. Referees Baluska, Vladimir  (SVK) Bruggemann, Lars  (GER) Gofman, Roman  (RUS) Jerabek, Antonin  (CZE) Kaukokari, Mikko  (FIN) Miller, Geoffrey  (USA) Ohlund, Linus  (SWE) Olenin, Konstantin  (RUS) Patafie, Steve  (USA) St-Jacques, Pascal  (CAN) Vinnerborg, Marcus  (SWE) Wehrli, Tobias (SUI) Linesmen Browne, Jordan (CAN) Dehaen, Pierre (FRA) Lazarev, Gleb (RUS) Lhotsky, Miroslav (CZE) Malmqvist, Andreas (SWE) Mills, Bevan (CAN) Pesonen, Jani (FIN) Ponomarjow, Nikolaj (GER) Ritter, Judson (USA) Wust, Simon (SUI)     Click here for a great pre-tournament...

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