NHL Official: 1967 to 1986

Birthplace: Alliston, ON

Regular Season: 1023 Games (Referee)

Playoffs: 30 Games

Stanley Cup Finals: 9

Bryan Lewis

Bryan Lewis (born September 10, 1942) is a Canadian municipal politician and a former referee and Director of Officiating for the National Hockey League.

Lewis was born in AllistonOntario. His first NHL experience was in the 1966–67 NHL season. He worked more than 1000 games, 30 playoff games, and nine Stanley Cup Finals at the NHL level, and was named Director of Officiating in 1989, following the sudden death of his predecessor, John McCauley. In this position, he oversaw a staff of 90, as well as the officiating of both the NHL and the AHL. He retired from this position in 2000. 

In November 2000, Lewis successfully ran for a position on the Halton Hills, Ontario town council. He has held the Council position for 4 terms.


Preceded by
John McCauley
Director of Officiating
Succeeded by
Andy Van Hellemond

All-Star Games


The Forum
February 10, 1981

Stanley Cup Finals

1985 Stanley Cup

1984 Stanley Cup

1983 Stanley Cup

1981 Stanley Cup