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Oct 8, 2021

Hey, look out! Linesman Ryan Gibbons injured, Dave Jackson on ESPN, Flames' Coleman suspended, and more this week. Todd and Josh talk Subban vs. Reaves, slewfooting, ref jersey sponsors, and a new way to make suspensions more impactful.

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Oct 1, 2021

NHL Player Safety takes on some preseason infractions, Koho joins TNT, Tim Peel speaks out, female officials, crosscheck video released, racism in the Ukraine, and possible ref sponsorship opportunities.

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Sep 24, 2021

The NHL's crackdown on cross-checks is coming. Todd and Josh discuss how players - and fans - deal with rule changes. Also, getting ready for the season, reminding everyone that refs are people too, and Wes McCauley: from official to officiant.

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Jul 2, 2021

Officiating thoughts from Bettman and McDavid, Stanley Cup Final refs, McCauley's missing, Weber's fine, Sergachev's hit, icing recalls, and are broadcast refs coming? 

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Jun 18, 2021

This week: counting! Just don't go past five. 

Too many men on the ice, too many men in the crease, how to stop defensemen from checking players into their own goalies, hockey refs heading upstairs, playoff penalty standards, more NHL reviews, and who makes the call?

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