Day: January 19, 2017

Linesman Lonnie Cameron Hit By Puck, Returns To Game

Linesman Lonnie Cameron has seen a lot of things during his 20-year, 1,375-game NHL career. One thing he didn’t see in Tuesday night’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Nashville Predators was the puck. Cameron was struck by a dump-in attempt from Nashville’s Austin Watson. The puck caught the veteran linesman in the helmet.     Cameron was checked out by the Canucks medical trainer and helped off the ice. The game continued with two referees, Marc Joannette and Ghislain Hebert, with Kiel Murchison the lone linesman. They didn’t have to hold down the fort as a three-man unit...

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