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Oct 30, 2019

The latest Scouting the Refs Podcast looks at some curious... well, let's call them 'circumstances'. From thrown pucks to thrown sticks, and sticks above shoulders to pucks across lines (or not, as it were), as well as injuries relative to cups other than Stanley's.  We also dive into the mailbag to discuss minor-league...

Oct 23, 2019

This week's Scouting the Refs Podcast talks official injuries, with one referee and one linesman both expected to miss time after suffering injuries this week. What happens on the ice when one of the officials goes down? We also discuss Player Safety hitting up some paychecks but holding off on suspensions, and the...

Oct 15, 2019

The Boston Bruins certainly had their hands full with the officials this week, with two goals overturned by Coach's Challenges in a two-goal loss and a phantom penalty for Pastrnak. We also look at a crafty play by Wild goaltender Alex Stalock to get the puck out of danger -- and right into his own bench -- on this...

Oct 9, 2019

Toronto's Kasperi Kapanen might not have known the rule about throwing your stick, but he knows all about losing his helmet. This week's Scouting The Refs Podcast also talks reviews, challenges, and Wes McCauley -- and asks: whatever happened to the names on the referee jerseys?

Oct 2, 2019

Scouting the Refs kicks off the 2019-20 NHL season with our new podcast - talking refs, rules, and abuse of officials