Day: February 10, 2016

Referee Throws Player Across Ice After Skate Blade Breaks

Sometimes, you get by with a little help from your friends.  Other times, you need a ref to give you a hand. Cape Breton West forward Jacob Hudson found himself in need of some assistance after hits skate blade broke during a hard hit into the Halifax Civic Arena boards.  Lucky for him, referee David MacGregor was able to give him a hand in getting to the bench.   Great technique, ref!...

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NHL Reviewing Kadri’s Throat-Slash Gesture

Toronto’s Nazem Kadri may be facing supplemental discipline for a throat-slashing gesture made towards Calgary’s Mark Giordano.  Kadri's reaction to the hit from Giordano (s/t @Fan960Wills) — Stephanie (@myregularface) February 10, 2016 The gesture came in response to a hard, open ice hit delivered by the Flames captain late in the first period of Tuesday night’s game. Giordano hit on Kadri cc @Sdude05 — Stephanie (@myregularface) February 10, 2016 “It’s something I don’t really remember doing, to be honest,” said Kadri, who claimed to be a dazed after the hit from Giordano. (Is this what players have taken...

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Linesman Brad Lazarowich Returns to NHL

Linesman Brad Lazarowich will be back on NHL ice tonight after a three-month absence. The veteran official last worked in the National Hockey League back on November 4, when the Pittsburgh Penguins visited the Vancouver Canucks.  Lazarowich was injured in the second period and did not come out for the third.  He’ll return to the ice tonight in Detroit as the Red Wings take on the Ottawa Senators.  Lazarowich recently officiated a handful of games in the American Hockey League, which is typical for officials returning from injury.  Embed from Getty Images   Lazarowich is in his 30th NHL season. The 53-year-old...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 2/10/16

Ottawa Senators at Detroit Red Wings – 7:00 EST Referees Justin St. Pierre (#12) Games 2015-16: 48 Career Games: 691 First NHL Game: Nov 9 2005 Birthplace: Dolbeau, QC St. Pierre NHLRank NHLAvg Goals/Gm 5.3 17 5.2 PP/Gm 3.2 22 3.1 Penl/Gm 3.9 25 4 PIM/Gm 9.2 25 9.6 % of Penl on Home 47% 26 48% More Penl on Road 14% 8 8% Home Win % 69% 15 65% Home Rec. 33-15 Games to OT/SO 31% 5 23% Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 36% 37% 26% Rank 11 21 30 Team Records ’15-16 ’14-15 ’13-14 OTT...

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