Q&A With Stephen Walkom: NHL Officiating Honcho on Cross-checking, Calling Games in the Playoffs and More
How is the cross-checking crackdown going so far? Do the refs really put the whistles away in the post-season? When will we see a woman official in the NHL? The league's director of officiating tackles these questions and more.
The Hockey News Podcast: Does Officiating in the NHL Need a Total Reset?
Does the NHL have to consider a massive officiating overhaul? Which teams could use Oliver Ekman-Larsson the most? And more.
Maple Leafs Play Long Game When Addressing NHL's Officiating Incident
The skill-fueled Toronto Maple Leafs have been on the wrong end of the officiating standard over the years. Although few teams would benefit more if penalties were called by the book, their restraint helps them now.
Maple Leafs' Zach Hyman: 'You Don't Worry About The Ref Side Of Things'
In the wake of Tim Peel's dismissal by the NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman says he doesn't concern himself with the standard of officiating in the game.
Maple Leafs' John Tavares on NHL Referees: 'They Don't Want To Be The Ones Deciding Games'
Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares weighs in on the NHL officiating debate in the wake of referee Tim Peel's dismissal. The forward says he wants to see the same standard called throughout and says officials don't want to be the deciding factor in games.
The Hockey News Podcast: Can the Vancouver Canucks be Fixed?
Can Vancouver's season be saved? Who is the hockey equivalent of Tom Brady? And much more.
What needs to be done to fix officiating in the NHL?
It's a tale as old as time: officiating is a problem in the NHL. But is there an easy fix, or does something systematically need to change? Steven Ellis and Ken Campbell offer some thoughts.