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Face-off, Hockey, How To, Ice Hockey, Linesman, Officiating, Procedure, Referee, Refereeing -

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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Canada, Hockey, Hockey referee, Ice Hockey, Introduction, Officiating, Ottawa, Refereeing, Vision, Welcome -

I guess this is our first official blog post. I should probably take the opportunity to explain what Team Stripes is all about. Basically, I have been playing hockey my whole life, and got the opportunity to play prep school in the United States and junior in Canada. After playing, I thought refereeing would be […]

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