The National Hockey League has released the list of referees and linesmen selected for the Conference Finals in this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The NHL has 34 Full-Time Referees and 34 Full-Time Linesmen on staff. Only a portion of these officials get to work the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Below is the number of officials needed for each round:
1st ROUND: 20 Referees (+2 Standby Referees) & 20 Linesmen (+2 Standby Linesmen)
2nd ROUND: 12 Referees (+2 Standby Referees) & 12 Linesmen (+2 Standby Linemen)
3rd ROUND: 8 Referees (+1 Standby Referee) & 8 Linesmen (+1 Standby Linesman)
STANLEY CUP FINALS: 4 Referees & 4 Linesmen
Here are the selected officials for this year’s 3rd round:
Francis Charron, Gord Dwyer, Marc Joannette, Steve Kozari, Wes McCauley, Dan O’Rourke, Chris Rooney, & Kelly Sutherland.
Stanby Referee: Tim Peel
Derek Amell, Devin Berg, Scott Cherrey, Greg Devorski, Trent Knorr, Matt MacPherson, Jonny Murray, & Pierre Racicot.
Standy Linesman: Ryan Gibbons
The NHLOA would like to congratulate all the officials selected to work the 3rd round.