Today’s NHL Playoff Referees and Linesmen – 5/13/22

REFEREES

Kevin Pollock # 33
TJ Luxmore # 21
Games ’21 -22 73 74
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 48/9 47/10
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1488/212 504/16
First NHL Game 3/28/00 11/19/13
Birthplace Kincardine, ON Timmins, ON
Goals / Gm 6.0 (12) 5.7 (29)
PP / Gm 2.8 (29) 2.9 (26)
Penl / Gm 3.4 (28) 3.7 (11)
PIM / Gm 8.2 (19) 9.8 (5)
% of Penl on Home 50.0% (13) 52.0% (2)
More Penl on Rd% 0.0% (27) -9.0% (41)
Home Win% 54.0% (23) 55.0% (18)
Home Rec. 26-22 26-21
OT / SO Games 27.0% (10) 17.0% (33)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 33% 39% 29% 34% 38% 28%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
NYR 2-2 4-2 1-3 1-4 1-4 0-4
PIT 3-2 4-2 3-2 1-2 4-1 2-2

LINESMEN

Mark Shewchyk # 92
Ryan Galloway # 82
Games ’21 -22 77 76
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 50/8 56/0
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1265/67 1270/18
First NHL Game 10/9/03 10/17/02
Birthplace Waterdown, ON Winnipeg, MB


Refs Kevin Pollock and TJ Luxmore were also paired up for Bruins / Canes Game 1, Caps / Panthers Game 2, Leafs / Bolts Game 4, and Stars / Flames Game 5.

They’re third-highest in PIMs per game at 34 PIMs combined.

Standby Officials: Justin St. Pierre (# 12), Tyson Baker (# 88)
Series Supervisor: Rob Shick


REFEREES

Gord Dwyer # 19
François St. Laurent # 8
Games ’21 -22 68 73
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 49/17 43/13
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1124/89 919/71
First NHL Game 11/19/05 11/10/05
Birthplace Sackville, NS Greenfield Park, QC
Goals / Gm 6.1 (8) 5.7 (29)
PP / Gm 3.0 (20) 2.8 (29)
Penl / Gm 3.5 (23) 2.9 (41)
PIM / Gm 7.9 (26) 6.6 (41)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (30) 49.0% (20)
More Penl on Rd% 8.0% (10) 3.0% (23)
Home Win% 53.0% (25) 63.0% (4)
Home Rec. 26-23 27-16
OT / SO Games 18.0% (31) 21.0% (23)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 30% 39% 31% 36% 35% 29%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
FLA 2-5 2-5 2-3 0-0 3-2 2-2
WSH 3-2 3-0 2-3 3-2 4-0 4-1

LINESMEN

Steve Barton # 59
Devin Berg # 87
Games ’21 -22 72 75
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 49/8 38/9
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1390/115 449/40
First NHL Game 11/1/00 10/15/15
Birthplace Vankleek Hill, ON Kitchener, ON

Dwyer and St. Laurent also officiated Lighting / Leafs Game 2, Canes / Bruins Game 3, Wild / Blues Game 4, and Kings / Oilers Game 5.
This pairing has issued the second fewest penalties, with just 22.0 PIM per game.

Barton and Berg are working together for the first time in the playoffs. Barton previously worked with Ryan Daisy, while Berg was paired with Trent Knorr.

Standby Officials: Kendrick Nicholson (# 30), Kory Nagy (# 97)
Series Supervisor: Dan O’Halloran


REFEREES

Dan O’Rourke # 9
Brian Pochmara # 16
Games ’21 -22 74 73
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 49/13 49/15
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1321/152 1023/57
First NHL Game 10/2/99 12/23/05
Birthplace Calgary, AB Detroit, MI
Goals / Gm 5.8 (21) 5.3 (41)
PP / Gm 3.2 (9) 2.9 (22)
Penl / Gm 3.6 (18) 3.4 (26)
PIM / Gm 7.9 (26) 8.1 (22)
% of Penl on Home 49.0% (20) 49.0% (20)
More Penl on Rd% 6.0% (15) 6.0% (15)
Home Win% 59.0% (9) 61.0% (5)
Home Rec. 29-20 30-19
OT / SO Games 31.0% (6) 33.0% (4)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 29% 37% 34% 30% 39% 31%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
CGY 4-2 4-2 3-2 0-0 3-2 2-2
DAL 2-2 3-2 3-2 0-3 1-2 0-4

LINESMEN

Bevan Mills # 53
Bryan Pancich # 94
Games ’21 -22 75 76
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 54/5 49/12
Career Games (Reg / PO) 293/5 814/50
First NHL Game 11/29/16 10/3/09
Birthplace Surrey, BC Great Falls, MT

Prior games for O’Rourke / Pochmara were Bolts / Leafs Game 1, Bruins / Canes Game 2, Panthers / Caps Game 3, and Blues / Wild Game 5.
O’Rourke and Pochmara lead the NHL in playoff penalty minutes, averaging 60.3 PIMs per game.

Standby Officials: Furman South (# 13), James Tobias (# 61)
Series Supervisor: Don Van Massenhoven


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