Harris Wally
NHLOA Alumni

NHL Official: 1966 to

Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec

Wally Harris

Wally Harris (born November 23, 1935 in Montreal)[1]  He joined the NHL’s officiating staff in 1966, and he retired as referee 17 years later. In 1987, he became an NHL Supervisor of Officials until he retired in 2002.

Harris was the referee for the famous 3-3 tie between the Montreal Canadiens and the Soviet Union’s Central Red Army team on December 31, 1975, a game fondly remembered and widely regarded as one of the best ever played.

All-Star Games

1982 -- LANDOVER, MD

Washington All Star Game

Capital Center
February 09, 1982

1975 -- MONTREAL, PQ

Montreal All Star Game

Montreal Forum
January 21, 1975

Stanley Cup Finals

1983 Stanley Cup

New York Islanders
Edmonton Oilers

1982 Stanley Cup

New York Islanders
Vancouver Canucks

1980 Stanley Cup

New York Islanders
Philadelphia Flyers