2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Conference Finals

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The NHL has announced the officials selected to work in the 3rd round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The National Hockey League has released the list of referees and linesmen selected for the Conference Finals in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The NHL has 34 Full-Time Referees and 34 Full-Time Linesmen on staff. Only a portion of these officials get to work the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Below is the number of officials needed for each round:

1st ROUND: 20 Referees (+2 Standby Referees) & 20 Linesmen (+2 Standby Linesmen)

2nd ROUND: 12 Referees (+2 Standby Referees) & 12 Linesmen (+2 Standby Linemen)

3rd ROUND: 8 Referees (+1 Standby Referee) & 8 Linesmen (+1 Standby Linesman)

STANLEY CUP FINALS: 4 Referees & 4 Linesmen


Here are the selected officials for this year’s 3rd round:


Francis Charron, Gord Dwyer, Marc Joannette, Steve Kozari, Wes McCauley, Dan O’Rourke, Chris Rooney, & Kelly Sutherland.
Stanby Referee: Tim Peel


Derek Amell, Devin Berg, Scott Cherrey, Greg Devorski, Trent Knorr, Matt MacPherson, Jonny Murray, & Pierre Racicot.
Standy Linesman: Ryan Gibbons

The NHLOA would like to congratulate all the officials selected to work the 3rd round.