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Sep 22, 2022

ESPN asked NHL players what rules they'd like to change. Todd and Josh take a look at those suggestions - including the dreaded trapezoid, offside, 3-on-3 OT, faceoffs, goaltender interference, and even removing the refs altogether - along with a few of their own!

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Sep 18, 2022

NHL Officials head to training camp, women officials return to NHL Prospect Tournaments, Patrick Roy gets ejected for unloading on officials in the QMJHL - how that may have been strategic - referee sponsors on jerseys, and where Reffy may be headed next! 

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Sep 9, 2022

It's Season 4 of the Scouting the Refs podcast!  We're on the cusp of a new NHL season, which means new referees and linesmen, and new rules for 2022-23. We also look back at those who've retired and the loss of former NHL linesman Dan Schachte.  Three women work OHL preseason games; is this the year we see a woman...


Aug 26, 2022

Wrapping up the 2021-22 season with two rescheduled IIHF tournaments, as the World Juniors and Women's World Championship medals are handed out.  We'll take a look at what went down, including major penalties, reviews, a slew foot, and a memorable moment on the mic. Plus, new officials for the Q and the NHL Exposure...


Jul 27, 2022

Rule book changes coming for the IIHF and NCAA, including headshots and hand passes. NHL reportedly mulling over a potential expansion of penalty reviews, Todd and Josh look at some other potential changes on minor penalties, how My Cousin Vinny relates to NHL Video Reviews, and an interesting prospect camp take...