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EBEL Referee retires

After six seasons in the EBEL Vladimir Babic (HUN) retires. He takes on a new challenge at the Hungarian Ice Hockey Federation. #44 will work there as a mentor coach. We wish Vladimir all the best on his new path. ...

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Referees for Slovakia 2019 assigned

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has assigned the on-ice officials for the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Bratislava and Kosice, Slovakia, and for the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A in Astana, Kazakhstan. With the final selections, all assignments for the World Championship events in various categories and levels in spring have been confirmed. 16 referees and 16 linesmen will call...

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Thank you for 2017/2018

Dear ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of Erste Bank Eishockeyliga I would like to thank rather warmly all referees and those you took care of all assignments in EBYSL and EBJL in the season 2017/18.  My very special thanks is due to Peter Beck, Viktor Trilar and Tripimir Piragic for their support and help in the two junior leagues. I would also like to thank you for the great cooperation during the Development Weekends, which in...

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Referee Tom Kowal officiates final NHL game

NHL Referee Tom Kowal worked his final National Hockey League game on Saturday, officiating a game between the Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins. Kowal has taken the ice for 1,106 NHL games – 1,094 in the regular season with 12 in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  His NHL debut came on January 8, 2000, in a game between the New Jersey Devils and Carolina Hurricanes. This afternoon in Boston, MA the NHLOA will see for the third day in a...

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