Tonight in St.Paul MN, Linesman Brian Mach will be celebrating his 1,000th Regular Season NHL Game at the Xcel Energy Center when the Chicago Blackhawks will be visiting the Minnesota Wild. Referees Ian Walsh and Dan O’Rourke with linesman Tim Nowak will have the privilege to work this special assignment with Brian tonight.
The Little Falls native and Chanhassen resident is the only full-time official in the NHL born and bred in Minnesota. His wife Andrea; children Brandon, Addison and Nathan; mom Kathy, dad Tom, sister Molly and brother David will be among the family and friends that will be in the attendance tonight at the game to celebrate with Brian.
The NHLOA would like to congratulate Brian on this achievement and wish him many more.
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