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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

Injured Players, Spitting Ejections, and Pelvic Thrusts

11/19/2019
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Bodily fluids are heavily featured on this week's Scouting the Refs podcast, with a match penalty for spitting on an opponent, stopping the play - or not - for a injury that drew blood, and, like the Rocky Horror Picture Show taught us, it's the pelvic thrust that really drives Devils fans insane... especially when it results in no goal.

Duration:00:22:28

Broken Stick Goals, Major Reviews, Failed Challenges, and Illegal Line Changes

11/14/2019
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The Scouting the Refs podcast takes a look at a busy week for the NHL's replay guys, including failed challenges, major penalty reviews, broken-stick goals, and a line change that ended up shorthanded...

Duration:00:22:23

Challenge Stats, Faceoff Tosses, and Scoreboard Shots

11/5/2019
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This week's Scouting the Refs Podcast digs in on Coach's Challenge stats - who's doing well, who's losing goals - along with why guys get tossed from draws, Patrick Kane's 'unsportsmanlike' outburst, and a puck that went off the scoreboard... out of play... two minutes for delay of game.

Duration:00:22:01

Curious Circumstances: Puck Throws, Inconclusive High Sticks, Goal Line Stands, and Minor-League Call-Ups

10/30/2019
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The latest Scouting the Refs Podcast looks at some curious... well, let's call them 'circumstances'. From thrown pucks to thrown sticks, and sticks above shoulders to pucks across lines (or not, as it were), as well as injuries relative to cups other than Stanley's. We also dive into the mailbag to discuss minor-league call ups and more. @ScoutingTheRefs @ToddLewisSports

Duration:00:26:17

Official Injuries, Player Safety Fines, and the Rare Overtime Penalty Shot

10/23/2019
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This week's Scouting the Refs Podcast talks official injuries, with one referee and one linesman both expected to miss time after suffering injuries this week. What happens on the ice when one of the officials goes down? We also discuss Player Safety hitting up some paychecks but holding off on suspensions, and the ever-elusive overtime penalty shot that decided a game and infuriated a fanbase. We're looking at you, Leafs fans.

Duration:00:24:36

Phantom Pasta Penalties, Coach's Challenges, and Stalock's Bench Blast

10/15/2019
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The Boston Bruins certainly had their hands full with the officials this week, with two goals overturned by Coach's Challenges in a two-goal loss and a phantom penalty for Pastrnak. We also look at a crafty play by Wild goaltender Alex Stalock to get the puck out of danger -- and right into his own bench -- on this week's Scouting the Refs Podcast.

Duration:00:23:47

Thrown Sticks, Lost Helmets, Reviews, and Referee Recognition

10/8/2019
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Toronto's Kasperi Kapanen might not have known the rule about throwing your stick, but he knows all about losing his helmet. This week's Scouting The Refs Podcast also talks reviews, challenges, and Wes McCauley -- and asks: whatever happened to the names on the referee jerseys?

Duration:00:25:08

New Season, New Rules, New Podcast

10/2/2019
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Scouting the Refs kicks off the 2019-20 NHL season with our new podcast - talking refs, rules, and abuse of officials

Duration:00:24:57