Why is Tim Peel no longer a referee?

The NHL has announced that referee Tim Peel will no longer be officiating games “now or in the future” due to an incident during Tuesday’s game between the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators where he was caught saying he “wanted to get” a penalty against the Predators.

How much does a NHL referee earn?

The average NHL referee salary figure is between $165,000 and $360,000 per year. Referees officiating non-professional hockey typically earn less than $50 per game. NHL linesman earn slightly less than NHL referees, with the average NHL linesman earning between $110,000 and $235,000 per year.

Who is reffing the Montreal game?

Montréal Canadiens at Vegas Golden Knights Game 5- Stanley Cup Semifinal 9:00 PM EST

Kelly Sutherland #11 Eric Furlatt #27
Games ’20-21 (Reg/PO) 57 / 11 48 / 10
Games ’19-20 (Reg/PO) 47 / 17 62 / 8
Career Games (Reg/PO) 1314 / 147 1285 / 64

Is Wes McCauley still a ref?

Amid an officiating crisis, the National Hockey League has lost its top referee, possibly for the rest of the 2021 playoffs. Wes McCauley, 48, is at home and will not return to work in the third round, sources have confirmed to Sportsnet.

What happened with referee Tim?

The NHL has fired referee Tim Peel after an incident in Tuesday night’s game between the Nashville Predators and Detroit Red Wings. Peel was caught on a hot microphone stating that he wanted to get a penalty on Nashville early in the game. Here’s the video of the incident during the Preds-Red Wings game.

What did referee peel say?

Former NHL referee Tim Peel made waves on Tuesday night during the Nashville Predators’ 2-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings. After Viktor Arvidsson was whistled for a penalty, the broadcast of the game caught Peel saying: “It wasn’t much, but I wanted to get a (expletive) penalty against Nashville early in the …”

How much do NHL Zamboni drivers make?

According to reported salary estimates on job posting sites, the average Zamboni driver salary is around $13 per hour, or $26,500 (USD) annually. Top earners, such as NHL Zamboni drivers, earn a salary range from $29,000-$31,000, per ZipRecruiter.

Is Chris Lee referee?

Chris Lee (born July 7, 1970 in Saint John, New Brunswick) is a National Hockey League referee, who wears uniform number 28. He refereed his first game in the NHL on April 2, 2001 and had refereed a total of 444 games entering the 2009-2010 season and a dozen playoff games.

What is the Montreal Canadiens logo?

Rickard apparently told a reporter that the “H” in the logo on the Canadiens’ jerseys stood for habitants, which is not true. The distinctive C-wrapped-around-H logo stands for the hockey team’s official name, le Club de Hockey Canadien. The “H” stands for “hockey.”

How many referees are in the NHL?

The National Hockey League (NHL) currently employs four on-ice officials in each game—two referees and two linesmen. Referees are identified by their red or orange armbands.

What Ref number is Wes McCauley?

He currently wears uniform number 4. McCauley officiated his 1,000th NHL game on December 23, 2018.