NHLOA Alumni
NHLOA Alumni

NHL Official: 1979 to 2004

Birthplace: Ottawa, ON

Regular Season: 1684 Games (Linesman)

Playoffs: 134 Games

Stanley Cup Finals: 5

Wayne Bonney

Wayne Bonney (born May 27, 1953 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a retired National Hockey League linesman. His NHL career started in 1979 after a brilliant career with the WHA, and ended in 2004. During his career (in which he wore a helmet from the mid-1980s until his retirement), he officiated 2,470 regular season games (both WHA and NHL), 134 playoff games, five Stanley Cup finals, the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, and one All-Star game. From the 1994-95 NHL season until his retirement, he wore uniform number 94. He also became the first NHL official to wear a visor. On November 3rd, 1990, Bonney worked two games in one day. He worked a matinee game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Philadelphia Flyers at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, later that day he worked the game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Boston Bruins at the Boston Garden, when Gerard Gauthier the linesman who was scheduled to work the game was ill and couldn’t make it.

All-Star Games

1989 -- EDMONTON, AB

Edmonton All Star Game

Northlands Coliseum
February 07, 1989

Stanley Cup Finals

1990 Stanley Cup

Boston Bruins
Edmonton Oilers

1991 Stanley Cup

Northstars Logo
Pittsburgh Pengiuns

1993 Stanley Cup

Montreal Canadiens
LA Kings

1995 Stanley Cup

New Jersey Devils
Detroit Redwings

1997 Stanley Cup

Philadelphia Flyers
Detroit Redwings