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NHLOA Welcome 2 new members

Garrett Rank and Kendrick Nicholson join our staff

Published: August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014
 
The NHLOA welcomes two new members.
 
The NHLOA would like to congratulate it's newest members, Kendrick Nicholson and Garrett Rank for joining the NHL official staff . Kendrick and Garrett 
along with their NHLOA members will be part of training camp which opens on September 5, in Collingwood ON. Here is some informations on our newest members.
 
Kendrick Nicholson 
 
The 32 year old from Milverton, Ontario, former captain for the Stratford Culliton, has just worked back-to-back Ontario Hockey League finals, the 2013 Memorial Cup in Saskatoon and the World Under-18 tournament in Finland this past May.
 
Nicholson is the second former Culliton to make it to the pros as an official. Steve Miller of Stratford has worked over 800 NHL games and three Stanley Cup finals. The NHLOA would like to welcome Kendrick, his wife Jess and his son Cale to the team!
 
Article on Kendrick being hired by the NHL:
 
Garrett Rank
 
The 26 year old from Elmira, Ontario, was a referee in the Ontario Hockey League and the American Hockey League last season. Rank played golf and hockey at the University of Waterloo, where he earned his degree in economics. He is also a member of Golf Canada’s national amateur golf team.
 
The NHLOA would like to welcome Garrett to the team!
 
Article on Garrett being hired by the NHL:


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The NHLOA (National Hockey League Officials' Association), was born in 1969 out of a need to improve working conditions, salaries and other benefits for officials of the National Hockey League.
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