Today’s NHL Playoff Referees and Linesmen – 5/14/22

We’ve got all new official pairings for today’s three Game 7s…

REFEREES

Chris Lee # 28
Steve Kozari # 40
Games ’21 -22 49 76
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 48/13 44/5
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1268/98 1086/114
First NHL Game 4/2/01 10/15/05
Birthplace St. John, NB Penticton, BC
Goals / Gm 6.1 (8) 6.0 (12)
PP / Gm 2.7 (37) 3.4 (3)
Penl / Gm 3.2 (33) 4.2 (4)
PIM / Gm 7.7 (29) 10.0 (4)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (30) 48.0% (30)
More Penl on Rd% 10.0% (7) 8.0% (10)
Home Win% 52.0% (29) 50.0% (33)
Home Rec. 25-23 22-22
OT / SO Games 35.0% (3) 27.0% (10)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 34% 32% 33% 30% 38% 32%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
BOS 2-2 0-1 5-1 3-1 4-2 4-2
CAR 2-1 1-1 3-1 0-0 0-2 4-1

LINESMEN

Jonny Murray # 95
Ryan Gibbons # 58
Games ’21 -22 45 75
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 54/14 56/10
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1357/150 491/43
First NHL Game 10/7/00 10/8/15
Birthplace Beauport, QC Vancouver, BC

Chris Lee was previously paired with Frederick L’Ecuyer for Pens / Rangers Game 1, Leafs / Bolts Game 3, Cannes / Bruins Game 4 (BOS W 5-2)and Oilers / Kings Game 6.

Steve Kozari worked with Kyle Rehman at Kings / Oilers Game 1, Avs / Preds Game 2, Rangers / Pens Game 3, Panthers / Caps Game 4, and Wild / Blues Game 6.

Standby Officials: Trevor Hanson (# 14), Andrew Smith (# 51)
Series Supervisor: Bill McCreary


REFEREES

Wes McCauley # 4
Eric Furlatt # 27
Games ’21 -22 75 71
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 48/11 51/16
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1217/173 1327/151
First NHL Game 1/20/03 10/8/01
Birthplace Georgetown, ON Trois-Rivieres, QC
Goals / Gm 6.0 (12) 5.5 (36)
PP / Gm 2.6 (40) 2.9 (26)
Penl / Gm 3.2 (38) 3.4 (28)
PIM / Gm 7.6 (31) 8.0 (25)
% of Penl on Home 47.0% (38) 52.0% (2)
More Penl on Rd% 13.0% (5) -9.0% (41)
Home Win% 52.0% (29) 41.0% (42)
Home Rec. 25-23 21-30
OT / SO Games 21.0% (23) 20.0% (28)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 32% 41% 27% 30% 37% 34%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
TBL 2-1 5-1 2-1 0-0 2-0 4-0
TOR 2-3 4-2 3-1 12-4 2-1 2-1

LINESMEN

Scott Cherrey # 50
Brad Kovachik # 71
Games ’21 -22 71 72
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 48/12 46/2
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1011/119 1699/175
First NHL Game 10/6/07 10/10/96
Birthplace Drayton, ON Woodstock, ON

McCauley and Furlatt are officiating together for the first time this postseason; this is their first game of the series.

Wes McCauley worked the opening round with Garrett Rank, skating at Stars / Flames Game 1, Wild / Blues Game 3, Avs / Preds Game 4, and Pens / Rangers Game 5.

Ref Eric Furlatt has been paired with Jon McIsaac for Caps / Panthers Game 1, Pens / Rangers Game 2, Flames / Stars Game 3, and Bruins / Canes Game 5.

Standby Officials: Garrett Rank (# 7), Shandor Alphonso (# 52)
Series Supervisor: Paul Devorski


REFEREES

Chris Rooney # 5
Jean Hebert # 15
Games ’21 -22 74 42
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 19/0 51/9
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1316/129 630/58
First NHL Game 11/22/00 3/30/11
Birthplace Boston, MA Bouctouche, NB
Goals / Gm 6.2 (7) 6.5 (4)
PP / Gm 3.3 (5) 3.0 (20)
Penl / Gm 3.7 (14) 3.8 (8)
PIM / Gm 8.1 (23) 9.2 (8)
% of Penl on Home 46.0% (40) 50.0% (13)
More Penl on Rd% 19.0% (3) -1.0% (28)
Home Win% 58.0% (12) 47.0% (40)
Home Rec. 11-8 24-27
OT / SO Games 21.0% (23) 12.0% (40)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 33% 37% 30% 30% 39% 31%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
LAK 4-1 1-4 2-2 1-1 1-2 2-4
EDM 0-2 3-3 1-1 0-0 1-2 2-1

LINESMEN

David Brisebois # 96
Matt MacPherson # 83
Games ’21 -22 77 77
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 48/13 54/10
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1364/67 742/74
First NHL Game 10/11/00 11/10/11
Birthplace Sudbury, ON Antigonish, NS

Chris Rooney worked alongside Graham Skilliter at Blues / Wild Game 2, Oilers / Kings Game 3 (EDM W 8-2)Flames / Stars Game 4, and Caps / Panthers Game 5.

Jean Hebert skated with Trevor Hanson, refereeing Preds / Avs Game 1, Stars / Flames Game 2, Oilers / Kings Game 4 (LAK W 4-0)Bolts / Leafs Game 5, and Canes / Bruins Game 6.

Standby Officials: Graham Skilliter (# 24), Trent Knorr (# 74)
Series Supervisor: Brad Watson


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