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Scouting The Refs follows hockey officials across the NHL, AHL, ECHL, and other leagues around the world, including news updates, rule changes and interpretations, suspensions, and statistics on officials and penalty calls.

Scouting The Refs follows hockey officials across the NHL, AHL, ECHL, and other leagues around the world, including news updates, rule changes and interpretations, suspensions, and statistics on officials and penalty calls.

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Scouting The Refs follows hockey officials across the NHL, AHL, ECHL, and other leagues around the world, including news updates, rule changes and interpretations, suspensions, and statistics on officials and penalty calls.

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English


Episodes

Is it a Team Issue or Just an Isolated Idiot?

11/26/2021
Unsportsmanlike penalties for complaining; DOPS cashing checks after fines to Morrissey, Zaitsev, and Domi; Hartman and Labanc called out for slewfooting; faceoff penalties; stick tape... and what exactly is a 'good' goal? Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right tools...

Duration:00:24:02

Katie Guay: The AHL's First Female Referee

11/12/2021
This week, AHL referee Katie Guay stops by to talk about making her American Hockey League debut as the league's first female referee, breaking new ground for women in hockey, her NCAA/IIHF career, and the future for female officials in the NHL. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at...

Duration:00:22:28

Look Ma, No Glove!

11/5/2021
Friendly-fire high stick reviews, Sergachev hits, Paquette sits, Duhaime doesn't, MacKinnon scraps, Subban trips dangerously... again, no whistle on Demko's lost glove, and what exactly IS the maximum fine from Player Safety? Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right...

Duration:00:26:19

This Is Getting Expensive...

10/29/2021
The fines continue to pile up from Player Safety. Todd and Josh discuss the differences between a slew-foot and a 'dangerous trip', a quick whistle no-goal, stickwork from the bench and on the ice, and a goal-line tech fix. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right tools...

Duration:00:25:41

Head Butts, Parros Speaks, Officials Shortage

10/22/2021
George Parros speaks! Player Safety pulls back the curtain a bit on recent rulings, plus head butts, empty net challenges, Faksa and Thornton fined, an injured linesman, and an ongoing shortage of amateur officials. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right tools for the...

Duration:00:26:01

Boarding, Spearing, and Kicking It Old School

10/15/2021
Landeskog boards, Friedman spears, Larkin sucker-punches. Women officiating in the AHL, on-ice communication, and Todd and Josh debate kicked-in goals and whether the NHL should expand what's allowed on the ice... and what exactly is a 'distinct kicking motion'? Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free...

Duration:00:25:24

Refs on TV, Gibbons Injured, Stricter Suspensions

10/8/2021
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. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the...

Duration:00:23:59

Preseason Player Safety, Koho on TNT, Peel Speaks Out

10/1/2021
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. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right tools for the job.

Duration:00:26:29

The Five Stages of NHL Rule Crackdowns

9/24/2021
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. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at...

Duration:00:22:58

Cup Final, Consistency, Bettman and McDavid on Refs

7/2/2021
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? Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right tools for the job.

Duration:00:24:48

Count to Five...

6/18/2021
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? Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free...

Duration:00:26:08

Cheap Shots, Expensive Fines

6/11/2021
Aw, nuts! That stick works is gonna cost you! This week, KHL referee awards, goaltender interference, NHL refs on broadcasts, Mark Scheifele's suspension, fines for the Bruins' Cassidy and Ritchie, spearing vs. slashing, and more. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right...

Duration:00:23:33

Overtime in the Penalty Box

6/4/2021
Bruins/Isles get some extended time in the penalty box, Rantanen writes a letter, quick faceoffs, high cross-checks, and Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele delivers an illegal hit that could end his postseason. Plus, are fines and suspensions really a deterrent? Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at...

Duration:00:26:37

It Wasn't Me!

5/28/2021
Plenty of criticism of playoff officiating this week - including one case where the refs convicted the wrong guy, along withretired refs speaking out. Todd and Josh also talk fines for stickwork, the rare clipping infraction, Kadri's appeal, goaltender interference, and revisiting Player Safety. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use...

Duration:00:23:05

Spinning the Wheel and Filling the Boxes

5/21/2021
Playoff refs, spinning the wheel with Player Safety on postseason suspensions to Bennett and Kadri, the dreaded POGDOG, closing your hand on the puck, the instigator penalty, and karate chops on ice. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com: the right tools for the job.

Duration:00:27:08

Dangerous Trips, Intent to Injure, Delayed Penalty Goals

5/14/2021
Busy week for Player Safety, doling out two suspensions and $16k in fines. We'll hit on those, plus retirements, ref 'staches, intent to injure, minimum suspensions, and the perfect solution to goals scored on a delayed penalty. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at manscaped.com. The right...

Duration:00:25:47

Wilson Gonna Wilson

5/7/2021
Mr. Wilson, you've done it again. Todd and Josh talk Wilson vs. Panarin, the penalty call, Player Safety's response, the Rangers' retaliation -- and a very expensive statement. Plus, some additional DOPS action and refs returning to TV?! Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at manscaped.com....

Duration:00:31:04

Diving! Boarding! Instigating! Oh my!

4/30/2021
Welcome to the Worlds! The IIHF U18s get under way, plus the NHL brings us diving, fines, a few collisions between refs vs. players, revisiting the instigator, and Martin vs. Chara 2! Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at manscaped.com. The right tools for the job.

Duration:00:24:01

Wait... Who Called The Penalty?

4/23/2021
Racking up games, Tom Wilson returns, two for kneeing, linesmen calling penalties, instigators, injuries -- to officials and players -- and more on this week's Scouting the Refs podcast with Todd and Josh. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping at manscaped.com. The right tools for the job.

Duration:00:24:06

Legal Hits to the Head, Distinct Kicking Motions

4/16/2021
A goal on a distinct kicking motion? Yes, this one was legal. A hit with head contact? Yes, this one was legal. Todd and Josh cover those, along with Domi racking up PIMs, Crosby's legal stick grab, a goal everyone missed, and refs providing tech support. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is sponsored by Manscaped - use code REFS for 20% off and free shipping...

Duration:00:24:32