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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

Tossed Buckets, Slew-Feet, Kicked Pucks

4/2/2021
The Jets kick it in for the win, a pair of superstars get fined as MacKinnon and McDavid get hit in the wallet, plus roughing vs. slew-foot or fighting calls, 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 tools for the job.

Duration:00:26:11

Is This Thing On?

3/26/2021
Our mics are on for this discussion on the Tim Peel hot mic incident and fallout, including make-up calls and potential implications on accountability, game management, and transparency. Plus, Todd and Josh talk face-off violations and pregame infractions. 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:00:31:35

Boarding Is The New Headshot

3/18/2021
Now boarding, Brandon Tanev. Or, wait, is he charging? Talking Tanev's hit, Soucy's suspension, Simek's shot, ref accountability, headshots, Crosby's comments on penalty clarification, our big problem with 'leaving your feet', and heading below deck for a Hunt For Red October reference... 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...

Duration:00:25:13

Player Safety Goes ALL CAPS, Major Reviews, Trip vs. Slew-Foot

3/11/2021
Did Player Safety come up short in their suspension to Caps' Wilson and fine to Ovechkin? Also, reviewing majors, looking at Oilers' Yamamoto's "dangerous trip" vs. slew-footing, and a high hit from Preds' Fabbro. 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:00:25:31

You Can't Review That!

3/4/2021
Lost helmet penalties -- or not -- Chiasson sits, Scandella sticked, Binnington bonkers, Acciari boarding call, penalty songs... and Todd and Josh discuss the league's review of something that is not eligible for review. 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...

Duration:00:23:06

Righting The Wrongs and Goaltender Interference

2/26/2021
Video reviews by the NHL's Situation Room and Player Safety are righting the wrongs... right? Also on deck for Todd and Josh: Danault's unpunished spear, two Habs' goals wiped out by goaltender interference, and penalty questions from the mailbag! Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training...

Duration:00:27:03

Slippery Slopes, Awarded Goals, More Reviews?!

2/19/2021
Are MORE video reviews the way to improve hockey? We'll discuss, along with awarded goals, Thornton's disallowed pair, high sticking reviews, and more. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and more! Visit www.goteamstripes.com

Duration:00:25:51

Canes' Offside Controversy, Spears, Rule Reading

2/11/2021
The Carolina Hurricanes' offside goal that stood but shouldn't have, along with the fallout of that communication breakdown... Also, Todd and Josh cover rule refreshers on thrown pucks and neutral zone penalty shots, goaltender interference, and why the rule book says Player Safety should come down harder on spearing. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered...

Duration:00:21:21

Hands Off the Puck! Too Little Glass, Too Many Men

2/5/2021
Another exciting week with Player Safety action (and inaction), pucks over glass (and not over the glass), too many men, and players getting penalized for handling the puck... with their hands. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and more! Visit www.goteamstripes.com

Duration:00:23:35

Player Safety Explains Non-Suspension, Ref Call-Ups, Icing Rule

1/29/2021
NHL Player Safety opted not to issue a suspension to Vancouver's Tyler Myers, but they did give us a great video explaining why. Todd and Josh also discuss more non-calls, an icing rule refresher, AHL ref emergency call-ups, and other shenanigans. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training...

Duration:00:25:16

Refs Hit By Pucks, Rules on Skate Blades, Nets, and Too Many Men

1/22/2021
Pucks off refs, pucks off players, suspensions, fines, and more. It's a busy start to the 2020-21 - or is it 20-21? Or just '21? - NHL season. Plus, a rule refresher on skate blades, displaced nets, too many men on the ice, and considering mandatory minimum suspensions. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating...

Duration:00:24:51

Game On, Puck Tracking, Assignments, New Whistles

1/14/2021
Hockey is back! So is NHL Player Safety, with the first suspension coming, plus ref Kelly Sutherland's season intro, fighting, puck tracking, ref divisional assignments, new whistles, and a new boss for AHL officials. Visit www.scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and more! Visit...

Duration:00:24:19

WJC Wrap-Up, Sponsored Calls, NHL Refs for '21

1/7/2021
Wrapping up the World Juniors with mic'd up refs, offside challenges, and faceoffs. Todd and Josh also cover the NHL's referees and linesmen for 2020-21, how to pronounce their names, and possible officiating sponsorship opportunities! C'mon, refs, let's cash in on those calls! Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for...

Duration:00:24:40

World Juniors, NHL Offside Changes, Ref Advertisements

12/30/2020
The NHL season countdown is underway! Todd and Josh talk World Juniors suspensions and rule differences, changes to the NHL's offside rule, the NWHL going with an all-female officiating crew, and the possibility of advertisements on NHL officials' helmets. Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training...

Duration:00:23:14

Shenanigans, Retaliation, Late Hits, and Misconducts

9/23/2020
The NHL Stanley Cup Final is here with plenty of shenanigans! Todd and Josh check out late hits, pucks in the bench, offside challenges, illegal stick tape, plenty of retaliation, and Doc Emrick Bingo! Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and more! Visit...

Duration:00:21:39

Pucks Over Glass, High Stick Goals, Icing, and Gentlemanly Play

9/18/2020
Another puck over glass penalty?! Todd and Josh talk delay of game, icing, on-ice communication, slewfooting, closing your hand on the puck, high stick goals, the future of puck tracking, and gentlemanly play both on - and off - the ice. Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and...

Duration:00:24:27

Reaves and Killorn Banned, Barzal's Bucket, Reviews, and Challenges

9/11/2020
It's all about balance this week. Todd and Josh talk suspensions for Vegas's Ryan Reaves and Tampa Bay's Alex Killorn, helmets in warm-ups, missed goals, video reviews, coach's challenges, and more - including 'crossover refs' as the two playoff bubbles converge in Edmonton for the Stanley Cup Conference Finals. Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team...

Duration:00:23:19

Goaltender Interference, High-Sticking, and What Is Tripping?

9/4/2020
This week, Todd and Josh cover the latest NHL Stanley Cup Playoff incidents - goaltender interference and high-sticking from Islanders/Flyers, interference in Avs/Stars, mic'd up refs, and ask... what is tripping? Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and more! Visit...

Duration:00:26:39

Offside Challenges, Playoff Penalties, and Booting a Bruin

8/27/2020
The playoffs continue with Coach's Challenges, controversial offsides, linesmen hits, and an ejection for shooting the puck at an official. Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and more! Visit www.goteamstripes.com For more hockey, check out Todd's Hockey Unfiltered podcast!

Duration:00:25:07

Penalty Shots, Knocked-Off Nets, Suspensions, and Spears

8/21/2020
It's a jam-packed week with plenty of playoff action! Todd and Josh talk referee Kevin Pollock's injury, spearing calls, knocked-off nets, hard hits, penalty shots, goaltender interference, and officials getting in on the scoring chances! Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is powered by Team Stripes - your source for officiating equipment, training tools, apparel and...

Duration:00:25:15