The NHL has announced today the names of the NHL officials selected to work the Second Round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The National Hockey League has 33 Full-Time Referees and 33 Full-Time Linesmen during the regular season. Only a portion of these officials gets to work the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Below is the number of officials needed for each round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
1st ROUND – 20 Referees and 20 Linesmen
2nd ROUND – 12 Referees and 12 Linesmen
3rd ROUND – 8 Referees and 8 Linesmen
STANLEY CUP FINALS – 4 Referees and 4 Linesmen
2017 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS – 2ND ROUND
Here are the NHL officials selected today by the National Hockey League to work the Second Round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs.
Francis Charron, Jean Hebert, Steve Kozari, Wes McCauley, Brad Meier, Dan O’Halloran, Dan O’Rourke, Kevin Pollock, Chris Rooney, Francois St.Laurent, Kelly Sutherland & Brad Watson.
Standby Referees: Marc Joannette & Chris Lee.
Derek Amell, Steve Barton, Scott Cherrey, Michel Cormier, Shane Heyer, Brad Kovachik, Matt MacPherson, Steve Miller, Brian Murphy, Jonny Murray, Bryan Pancich & Pierre Racicot.
Standby Linesmen: Ryan Galloway & Mark Shewchyk.
The NHLOA would like to congratulate the officials selected to work the Second Round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Best of luck to all of the above officials.