Refs

Inside the mind of the referee. Articles for and about the men and women who wear the stripes and keep the games under control.

how hockey refs keep it under control

How Hockey Refs Keep It Under Control

Most games are played very well and most players are out for a good, healthy skate and a night off from their regular routine. But every once in a while
Tales of a Hockey Ref

Hockey Referee: Tales From the Beer Leagues

Truth can be stranger than fiction!
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Rec Hockey Refereeing: The Zen of It

What makes a good referee? It's part instinct, part negotiator, and sometimes, part cop.
Referee Abuse

Referee Abuse

A hockey ref's take on abuse of game officials
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Hockey Officials: They Deserve Respect!

Never underestimate the power of hockey officials! By Allyson Tufts I’m the mom of a goalie, and I’ve always felt that one of the toughest positions...
Clearer rules for hitting

Officiating Gap: Clearer Rules for Hitting Needed

With concussions in the forefront these days, clearer rules for hitting are a must By Travis Armideo We’re well into a new season of sports and...