The NHL has announced today the names of the NHL officials selected to work the Second Round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The National Hockey League has 34 Full-Time Referees and 34 Full-Time Linesmen during the regular season. Only a portion of these officials gets to work the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Below are the numbers of officials needed for each round of the Stanley Cup Playoff.
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
2018 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS – 2ND ROUND OFFICIALS
Here are the NHL officials selected today by the National Hockey League to work the Second Round of the 2018 NHL Playoffs.
Francis Charron, Gord Dwyer, Eric Furlatt, Marc Joannette, Wes McCauley, Brad Meier, Dan O’Halloran, Kevin Pollock, Chris Rooney, Francois St.Laurent, Kelly Sutherland & Brad Watson.
Standby Referees: Jean Hebert & Trevor Hanson
Derek Amell, Devin Berg, David Brisebois, Scott Cherrey, Michel Cormier, Greg Devorski, Ryan Gibbons, Brad Kovachik, Matt MacPherson, Brian Murphy, Jonny Murray & Mark Shewchyk.
Standby Linesmen: Trent Knorr & Kiel Murchison
The NHLOA would like to congratulate the officials selected to work the Second Round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Best of luck to all of the above officials.