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2019 Bridgestone Winter Classic Officials

Congratulations to the crew selected to work today at Notre Dame Stadium

Published: January 01, 2019

The NHLOA would like to congratulate the officials selected to work the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic today in Notre Dame, Indiana. The Boston Bruins will be visiting the Chicago Blackhawks at Notre Dame Stadium.

The officials selected are:

Referees

#27 – Eric Furlatt
#6    – Francis Charron

Linesmen

#83 – Matt MacPherson
#94 – Bryan Pancich

This spectacular event is an achievement for any official selected and this outdoor game should be a great one.

Today marks the 11th Winter Classic game for the NHL since it's debut in 2008. This will be the fourth Winter Classic for the Blackhawks (2009, 2015, 2017), sixth outdoor appearance overall, and the third for the Bruins (2010, 2016)

On behalf of the NHLOA, we would like to wish good luck to the above officials working this special game.



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