Category Archives: NHLOA Milestones

Kelly Sutherland – 1500 NHL Games

February 6th, 2024 Tonight in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, Kelly Sutherland will celebrate his 1,500th Regular Season Game, becoming only the 10th Referee in NHL history to reach this incredible milestone. “Sudsy’s” NHL debut came on December 19th, 2000, in Los Angeles when the Atlanta Thrashers were in town to play the Kings. The Richmond, […]

Kevin Pollock – 1500th NHL Game

Kevin Pollock

NHL referee Kevin Pollock reached an important milestone Saturday evening at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY by officiating the game between the Boston Bruins and the hometown Sabres. Saturday’s game was Kevin’s 1,500th NHL regular season game as a referee, a journey that only a few others have accomplished in the history of the […]

Ryan Jackson – First NHL Game

Ryan Jackson

Tonight, AHL/NHL linesman Ryan Jackson will be working his first NHL Regular Season game at the United Center in Chicago, IL when the Minnesota Wild will be visiting the hometown Blackhawks. The Montreal, Quebec native will be joined on the ice by referees Wes McCauley and Francois St.Laurent while linesman Jonny Murray will be completing […]

Tommy Hughes – First NHL Game

Tommy Hughes

This afternoon, NHL linesman Tommy Hughes will be working his first NHL Regular Season game in Buffalo, NY when the Florida Panthers will be visiting the hometown Sabres. The London, Ontario native will be joined on the ice by veteran referees Chris Lee and Dan O’Rourke while linesman Shandor Alphonso will be working the lines with […]

Scott Cherrey 1000 Games

Scott Cherrey 1000 Games

On April 17th in Toronto, linesman Scott Cherrey celebrated his 1,000th NHL Regular Season Game at the Scotiabank Arena when the New York Islanders visited the Maple Leafs.   Cherrey made his NHL debut on October 6th, 2007 in Washington,DC (Hurricanes vs Capitols).   Having the privilege of working this special assignment with Scott tonight […]