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The Officials

Orange armbands are used to help separate a referee from a linesman.
Each game is supervised by four officials on the ice - two linesmen and two referees. Each game also has five off-ice officials: the game timekeeper, official scorer, two goal judges, and a video goal judge.

Referee
The referees have general supervision of the entire game and control over all other officials. In the case of disputes, the referee’s judgmentis final. The referee also calls the penalties as well as determines the goal-scorer of each goal scored. He does not report the assists. The referee drops the puck for face-offs at the start of the period and after a goal.

Linesman
The linesman generally is responsible for calling infractions of the rules of the game, such as icing, offsides, too many men on the ice, and handling the puck with the hands. The linesman drops the puck for face-offs at each face-off except for after a goal and the start of each period.

Video Goal Judge
The video goal judge aids in determining the legality of a goal. Goals will be disallowed for the following reasons:
  • Puck not crossing the goal line.
  • Puck in the net following the goal frame being dislodged.
  • Puck in the net after the expiration of time at the end of the period.
  • Puck deflected into the net off an official.
  • Puck struck with a high-stick, above the height of the crossbar, by an attacking player prior to entering the goal.
To establish the correct time on the official game clock, provided the game time is visible on the Video Goal Judge’s monitors.

A goal may not be awarded or disallowed once play has resumed following the first stoppage of play after the disputed goal.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Huberdeau 71 13 32 7 45
N. Bjugstad 72 24 19 -7 43
J. Jokinen 73 7 33 -1 40
J. Jagr 69 13 25 -4 38
B. Boyes 72 12 23 10 35
A. Ekblad 73 11 24 10 35
J. Hayes 64 18 13 -4 31
A. Barkov 63 12 17 -2 29
B. Campbell 74 3 21 1 24
B. Pirri 41 20 2 5 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 26 17 11 .922 2.32
A. Montoya 5 7 2 .888 3.08
 
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