Today’s NHL Playoff Referees and Linesmen – 5/12/22

REFEREES

Trevor Hanson # 14
Jean Hebert # 15
Games ’21 -22 75 41
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 50/0 51/9
Career Games (Reg / PO) 512/22 629/58
First NHL Game 10/24/13 3/30/11
Birthplace Richmond, BC Bouctouche, NB
Goals / Gm 5.7 (29) 6.5 (4)
PP / Gm 2.8 (33) 3.0 (20)
Penl / Gm 3.3 (31) 3.8 (8)
PIM / Gm 7.4 (35) 9.2 (8)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (30) 50.0% (13)
More Penl on Rd% 7.0% (12) -1.0% (28)
Home Win% 48.0% (38) 47.0% (40)
Home Rec. 24-26 24-27
OT / SO Games 28.0% (9) 12.0% (40)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 34% 37% 29% 30% 39% 31%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
CAR 0-2 3-1 1-4 0-1 2-2 3-2
BOS 4-2 3-2 4-2 3-2 3-1 3-2

LINESMEN

Andrew Smith # 51
Matt MacPherson # 83
Games ’21 -22 65 76
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 57/11 54/10
Career Games (Reg / PO) 335/25 741/74
First NHL Game 10/4/17 10/11/11
Birthplace Kitchener, ON Antigonish, NS

Hanson and Hebert also handled Preds / Avs Game 1, Stars / Flames Game 2, Oilers / Kings Game 4, and Bolts / Leafs Game 5.
This pair calls the second most penalties this postseason, averaging 48.7 PIM per game.

Standby Officials: Kendrick Nicholson (# 30), Kory Nagy (# 97)
Series Supervisor: Bill McCreary


REFEREES

Kelly Sutherland # 11
Jake Brenk # 26
Games ’21 -22 72 76
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 46/16 51/4
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1387/203 373/0
First NHL Game 12/19/00 11/12/15
Birthplace Richmond, BC Detroit Lakes, MN
Goals / Gm 5.5 (36) 5.6 (33)
PP / Gm 3.0 (16) 3.3 (5)
Penl / Gm 4.2 (3) 3.7 (11)
PIM / Gm 11.3 (1) 8.5 (16)
% of Penl on Home 50.0% (13) 50.0% (13)
More Penl on Rd% -2.0% (30) 1.0% (26)
Home Win% 57.0% (14) 51.0% (31)
Home Rec. 26-20 26-25
OT / SO Games 17.0% (33) 29.0% (7)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 30% 42% 28% 25% 39% 36%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
TOR 3-4 3-3 3-1 0-0 1-3 2-1
TBL 3-2 4-0 4-2 1-2 2-0 4-1

LINESMEN

Brad Kovachik # 71
Ryan Gibbons # 58
Games ’21 -22 71 74
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 46/2 56/10
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1698/175 490/43
First NHL Game 10/10/96 10/8/15
Birthplace Woodstock, ON Vancouver, BC

Sutherland and Brenk worked Blues / Wild Game 1, Kings / Oilers Game 2, Avs / Preds Game 3, and Rangers / Penguins Game 4.
This pair averages 30.0 PIM per game.

Standby Officials: Justin St. Pierre (# 12), James Tobias (# 61)
Series Supervisor: Paul Devorski


REFEREES

Kyle Rehman # 10
Steve Kozari # 40
Games ’21 -22 75 75
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 50/5 44/5
Career Games (Reg / PO) 860/22 1085/114
First NHL Game 1/22/08 10/15/05
Birthplace Red Deer, AB Penticton, BC
Goals / Gm 5.8 (21) 6.0 (12)
PP / Gm 2.8 (33) 3.4 (3)
Penl / Gm 3.2 (33) 4.2 (4)
PIM / Gm 7.5 (33) 10.0 (4)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (30) 48.0% (30)
More Penl on Rd% 7.0% (12) 8.0% (10)
Home Win% 50.0% (33) 50.0% (33)
Home Rec. 25-25 22-22
OT / SO Games 22.0% (19) 27.0% (10)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 35% 40% 26% 30% 38% 32%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
MIN 0-2 1-3 3-1 4-1 2-1 3-2
STL 3-2 3-3 2-4 1-6 3-1 3-1

LINESMEN

Derek Nansen # 70
David Brisebois # 96
Games ’21 -22 76 76
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 51/0 48/13
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1251/61 1363/67
First NHL Game 10/11/02 10/11/00
Birthplace Ottawa, ON Sudbury, ON

Rehman and Kozari officiated Kings / Oilers Game 1, Preds / Avs Game 2, Rangers / Pens Game 3, and Panthers / Caps Game 4.
They’re third-lowest in postseason penalty minutes, with 24.7 PIM per game.

Standby Officials: Furman South (# 13), Libor Suchanek (# 60)
Series Supervisor: Kay Whitmore


REFEREES

Chris Lee # 28
Frederick L’Ecuyer # 17
Games ’21 -22 48 67
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 48/13 51/6
Career Games (Reg / PO) 1267/98 883/25
First NHL Game 4/2/01 10/13/07
Birthplace St. John, NB St-Tite, QC
Goals / Gm 6.1 (8) 5.6 (33)
PP / Gm 2.7 (37) 2.9 (26)
Penl / Gm 3.2 (33) 3.6 (18)
PIM / Gm 7.7 (29) 9.2 (10)
% of Penl on Home 48.0% (30) 51.0% (9)
More Penl on Rd% 10.0% (7) -5.0% (33)
Home Win% 52.0% (29) 59.0% (9)
Home Rec. 25-23 30-21
OT / SO Games 35.0% (3) 25.0% (15)
Calls by Period 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
2019-20 34% 32% 33% 34% 36% 30%
Team Records 20-21 19-20 18-19 20-21 19-20 18-19
EDM 3-2 0-2 0-3 0-0 2-2 1-4
LAK 3-2 0-2 3-1 0-1 2-4 1-5

LINESMEN

Brandon Gawryletz # 64
Kiel Murchison # 79
Games ’21 -22 74 76
Games ’20 -21 (Reg / PO) 56/5 51/12
Career Games (Reg / PO) 460/5 667/46
First NHL Game 10/14/15 1/21/13
Birthplace Trail, BC Cloverdale, BC

Lee and L’Ecuyer also refereed Penguins / Rangers Game 1, Leafs / Lightning Game 3, and Hurricanes / Bruins Game 4.
This pairing has handed out the fewest playoff penalty minutes, averaging 18.0 PIM per game.
Standby Officials: Tom Chmielewski (# 18), Travis Toomey (# 90)
Series Supervisor: Brad Watson


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