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Referees announced for 2014 Sochi Olympic tournament

The IIHF and the NHL have announced the officials who will work the 2014 Olympic tournament in Sochi. The group will be represented by seven NHL referees, seven international referees, six NHL linesmen and eight international linesmen.
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The IIHF and the NHL have announced the officials who will work the 2014 Olympic tournament in Sochi. The group will be represented by seven NHL referees, seven international referees, six NHL linesmen and eight international linesmen.

The following are the NHL officials who will work the event:

Dave Jackson - Referee

Mike Leggo - Referee

Brad Meier - Referee

Tim Peel - Referee

Kevin Pollock - Referee

Kelly Sutherland - Referee

Ian Walsh - Referee

Derek Amel - Lines

Lonnie Cameron - Lines

Greg Devorski - Lines

Brad Kovachik - Lines

Andy Mcelman - Lines

Mark Wheler - Lines

Among the international officials is Swedish referee Marcus Vinnerborg, who in 2010-11 became the first European-trained official to work an NHL game. Also part of the international contingent is german Lars Brueggemann, who played for his home country at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.

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