Category Archives: NHLOA Milestones

Justin Kea – First NHL Game

Justin Kea

Tonight in Chicago, referee Justin Kea will be officiating his first NHL Regular Season Game at United Center when the Buffalo Sabres will be in town to play the Blackhawks. Kea was hired by the National Hockey League last summer under a minor league referee contract and wears jersey no.44. He will be joined on […]

Steve Kozari Celebrates 1000 NHL Games

Steve Kozari

October 22nd, 2021. Tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, NHL referee Steve Kozari will be celebrating his 1,000th NHL Regular Season Game when the Edmonton Oilers will be visiting the Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena. The Pentiction, British Columbia native has been under contract with the National Hockey League since the summer of 2003. […]