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So I must admit, this blog post is coming from a recent game where I didn’t do well. I left the rink feeling pretty disgusted with myself, upset at how I performed. It’s not a good feeling. Most of you reading this have probably been in similar situations. As referees, we are often our own […]

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This week I wanted to touch on the topic of face-offs. Face-offs are where linesman make their money, especially in the professional ranks. For someone starting out they seem straightforward enough – however what goes into running a good face-off? Firstly, for most leagues there are only 9 spots where face-offs can occur, the center […]

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