Day: April 8, 2015

Varlamov’s Fall Negates Predators Go-Ahead Goal

When is goaltender interference not goaltender intereference?  When nobody actually interferes with the goaltender. Just ask Braden Holtby. Colorado Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov caught a lucky break when he lost his edge on Tuesday night. The goaltender fell as he crossed the crease, crashing into Nashville center Paul Gaustad. As Varlamov tried to get back to his feet, Preds defenseman Roman Josi fired the the puck into the net. Referees Mike Leggo and Greg Kimmerly waved off the goal, citing incidental contact between Gaustad and Varlamov. “I got an explanation which didn’t match with what we saw,” Preds head coach...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 4/8/15

Toronto Maple Leafs at Columbus Blue Jackets – 7:30 EST Referees Dave Lewis (#46) Games 2014-15: 17 Career Games: 24 First NHL Game: Oct 19 2013 Birthplace: Pickering, ON Lewis NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.1 30 5.3 Power Plays/Gm 3.2 14 3.1 Penalties/Gm 4.2 13 4 PIM/Gm 9.3 26 9.7 % of Penl on Home Team 49% 12 49% More Penl on Road Team 4% 27 6% Home Win % 53% 8 47% Home Rec. 9-8 Games to OT/SO 35% 5 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 36% 37% 27% Rank 6 26 30 Team...

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Last Call: Pick the Final Penalty of the Season and Win!

It’s last call!  Tell us which player will take the final penalty of the 2014-15 regular season and win a prize pack from Z Hockey! Submit your picks for the player, time, and infraction for the final penalty call of the 2014-15 NHL season. All entries must be received by 8:00pm Eastern Time on Saturday, April 11, 2015. One entry per person. The person with the right pick will score a Z HOCKEY PRIZE PACK! Prizes include a Z Hockey Performance Long Sleeve, Z Hockey Cinch Bag, Z Hockey V-Neck Tee, and a Z Hockey Full Back Game Day Cap....

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