NHL names officials for Stanley Cup playoffs

TSN.ca Staff
4/8/2008 7:58:58 PM
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The National Hockey League has named its 20 referees and linesmen for the upcoming Stanley Cup playoffs.

The list is headlined by veterans Paul Devorski, Kerry Fraser, Don Koharski and Bill McCreary, all of whom have worked more than 1,500 regular season and playoff games.

Among those who will not referee in the post season is Rob Shick, who has also officiated more than 1,500 regular season and playoff games in his 22 years in the league. 

Mick McGeough, who announced his retirement this season, will also not work the postseason.

Referees with more than 400 regular season games refereed who were left off the list include Stephane Auger, Brad Meier and Dean Warren.

Referees (20):

Paul Devorski
Kerry Fraser
Eric Furlatt
Mike Hasenfratz
Dave Jackson
Marc Joannette
Greg Kimmerly
Don Koharski
Dennis LaRue
Mike Leggo
Dan Marouelli
Wes McCauley
Bill McCreary
Dan O'Halloran
Tim Peel
Kevin Pollock
Chris Rooney
Kelly Sutherland
Don Van Massenhoven
Brad Watson

Linesmen (20):

Derek Amell
Steve Barton
Lonnie Cameron
Pierre Champoux
Mike Cvik
Greg Devorski
Scott Driscoll
Shane Heyer
Brad Kovachik
Brad Lazarowich
Steve Miller
Jean Morin
Brian Murphy
Derek Nansen
Tim Nowak
Pierre Racicot
Vaughan Rody
Dan Schachte
Jay Sharrers
Mark Wheler

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