Week 4 – When two is too much

Rule / Situation of the week Be the Referee!!! Welcome to our Rule/Situation(s) of Week!   Welcome back! In this week’s column, we will go over a situation that happened last week in Pittsburgh (October 28th vs NJ Devils @ 2:12 of the Second Period). You can watch the video here: http://www.nhl.com/ice/blogpost.htm?id=33135   On this play, the […]

Week 3 – Flying Sticks Allowed?

Rule / Situation of the week Welcome to our Rule/Situation(s) of Week! Welcome back! In this week’s column, we will go over some uncommon “high-sticks” situations that are allowed in the game of hockey! There’s two different types of “high-sticks” situations in our game, first there’s the action of contacting an opponent with a stick […]

Shandor Alphonso – First NHL Game

Shandor worked his first game in Buffalo, NY Last night, Shandor Alphonso of Orangeville, Ontario has worked his first regular NHL season game when the Florida Panthers visited the Buffalo Sabres at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, NY. He was joined on the ice by fellow referee Dan O’Halloran, Ghislain Hebert and linesman Brad […]