Hockey referees

Instructor Training Helps Ensure That Officials Deliver The Right Message
Nick Zaglifa and fellow instructor Erin Blair stood at center ice furiously scribbling notes while watching the flurry of activity taking place all around them. Their experience as seasoned officials...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 10:40
Dina Allen Shows Her Diversity By Officiating At Both Youth Nationals And Women’s Worlds
When it comes to law and order on the ice, it’s hard to pull anything over on Dina Allen. She knows all the dirty tricks of the trade. Not only has she whistled off offending players in her...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 13:12
Over the course of his 17-year NHL career, Bret Hedican let his solid defensive play and smooth skating style do most of his talking. Now, in his post-playing years, the St. Paul, Minn., native makes...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 13:52
Life is short. Between life’s opening faceoff and the final buzzer, there is only so much time to squeeze in all that life can offer.  Here’s a list of hockey-related activities that...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 11:20
Parents, coaches and players need to remember that refs are people too
What is it about a hockey rink that can turn a rational individual into a raving lunatic at the drop of a hockey puck? Adults who lead sane and normal lives seem to undergo a “Jekyll and Hyde...
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 13:41
Teen Official Stands Stout And Strong In The Face Of Danger At Local Rink
USA Hockey official Zane Stout and Makayla and Sydney Banasick of the Mons Valley Thunder Youth Hockey Association are counting the days until the Rostraver Ice Gardens near Pittsburgh is open again...
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 16:38
You know what games are like this time of year. The stands are packed, and the hitting and hollering has a louder ring to it. Perhaps with a national anthem here, and an announcement of lineups there...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 17:07
With another hockey season in the books, many officials settle in to watch the NHL playoffs.                   ...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 16:47
It is often said that playing experience can help a player transition to refereeing. The same is true from an equipment standpoint. Quite simply, a player will have to purchase less to start...
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 12:38
One of hockey’s most basic and fundamental rules may soon receive a makeover.                    ...
Monday, July 20, 2009 - 14:18
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