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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

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

Coach Fines, Overtimes, Lost Blades, and Diving Offsides

8/14/2020
Brind'Amour's out $25K for his thoughts on officiating, playing on with a lost skate blade, diving to avoid offside and penalty calls, and overtime - from the non-calls to the changing penalty standard. Todd and Josh also contemplate changing goalies on the fly... 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,...

Duration:00:23:54

Suspensions, Fines, High Stick Reviews, and Buzzer-Beaters

8/7/2020
Plenty of action on the ice, plenty to cover this week! The NHL's Stanley Cup Qualifiers and Round-Robin play have given us a one-game suspension, a spearing fine, and video reviews of high-sticking penalties and buzzer-beater goals. Plus, penalty calls are up, a quick reminder on linesmen's duties, and a happy birthday for Devo! Visit scoutingtherefs.com and follow @scoutingtherefs and @toddlewissports. Email us your questions - heyref@scoutingtherefs.com. The Scouting the Refs Podcast is...

Duration:00:24:04

More Cowbell! Exhibition Action, Lost Helmets, and Whistles

7/31/2020
Hockey is back! Todd and Josh talk exhibition action - on-ice changes, new whistles, ref mic issues, lost helmets, displaced nets, Coach's Challenges, and... more cowbell! 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...

Duration:00:24:57

Bubble Hockey, Seattle Kraken, Lemieux Suspension, Ref Jerseys

7/24/2020
Bubble Hockey Time! The boys are back - in their respective bubbles in Toronto and Edmonton. We'll talk hockey, plus Lemieux finally gets suspended, support for ref trophy votes, the Seattle Kraken, and the possibility of jersey changes for officials. 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:00:21:01

Playoff Refs, Maple Leafs Busted, Illegal Sticks, Lady Byng Voting

7/17/2020
The referees and linesmen are set for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. We'll talk officials getting back into game shape, the Leafs getting busted for refs in camp, illegal sticks, and letting the refs vote for the Lady Byng! 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:00:21:55

NHL Return to Play Impact on Referees and Linesmen

7/9/2020
With the NHL releasing Return to Play info, Todd and Josh look at the impact on officials, schedules, travel, and camp, along with more overtime and Rob Shick's 'stache! 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...

Duration:00:22:01

Hub Cities, Playoff Ref Cuts, Retirements, and Rule Change Ideas

7/3/2020
This week, Todd and Josh talk host cities, playoff ref cuts, retirements and possible rule changes - including tweaking OT, changing up icing, resizing nets, and serving the full two minutes - and a whole new approach to dropping the puck. 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...

Duration:00:22:12

Summer School, Returning to Play, Sharrers, OT, and Ref Mics

6/12/2020
Todd checks in from the airport to join Josh for talk of returning to play, summer school for stripes, linesman Jay Sharrers, overtime, and referee mics. 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...

Duration:00:20:41

Unsportsmanlikes, Empty Rinks, Communication, and Ref Roles

6/5/2020
Will the NHL tighten up on unsportsmanlike language? Todd and Josh also discuss officiating in empty arenas, refs keeping a book on players, on-ice communication, and getting officials involved in making decisions and writing the rulebook. 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...

Duration:00:23:31

Dapuzzo's Injury, Rule Changes, and Player Tracking on Infractions

5/28/2020
Looking back at linesman Pat Dapuzzo's injury and safety improvements, officials working in hub cities, rule changes to pucks out of play and line changes, and considering the impact of player tracking on suspensions. Oh, and an unexpected interruption from Nick Bonino. 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...

Duration:00:26:46

Converting Players to Officials, Cancelling Camps, Going 3-on-3

5/22/2020
Todd and Josh discuss the recruitment of former players to transition to officiating, along with Covid cancelling camps, a new 3-on-3 summer league, and potential new safety gear for NHL referees and linesmen. 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:00:25:41

Canada Cups, Rusty Refs, and Containing Coronavirus on the Ice

5/15/2020
This week, Todd and Josh revisit the Canada Cup and how hockey and officiating have changed. Also, returning to hockey, containing Coronavirus on the ice, and a proposed new approach to assigning playoff officials. 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:00:23:28

Koharski, Donuts, Officiating Traits, and the Path to the NHL

5/8/2020
Todd and Josh look at what it takes to be an official, the path to the NHL, what officiating may look like during Coronavirus, and find out what Don Koharski's favorite donut is, thanks to an interview with MIHOA. 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:00:28:58

When Hockey Comes Back, What Changes? Also, NHL Ref Support, More McCauley Trivia, and USA Hockey Refs at Home

5/1/2020
When (if?) the NHL season resumes, what changes? Todd and Josh take a look at some officiating-related opportunities to the game presentation, along with NHL refs' support during the pause, more of Wes McCauley on NHL Hat Trick Trivia, and a look at USA Hockey officials at home. 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:00:22:11