Scouting The Refs Podcast

By Scouting the Refs

Scouting The Refs follows hockey officials across the NHL, AHL, ECHL, and other leagues around the world, including news updates, rule changes and interpretations, suspensions, and statistics on officials and penalty calls.

  1. 1.
    You Can't Review That!
    23:05
  2. 2.
    Righting The Wrongs and Goaltender Interference
    27:02
  3. 3.
    Slippery Slopes, Awarded Goals, More Reviews?!
    25:50
  4. 4.
    Canes' Offside Controversy, Spears, Rule Reading
    21:20
  5. 5.
    Hands Off the Puck! Too Little Glass, Too Many Men
    23:34
  6. 6.
    Player Safety Explains Non-Suspension, Ref Call-Ups, Icing Rule
    25:15
  7. 7.
    Refs Hit By Pucks, Rules on Skate Blades, Nets, and Too Many Men
    24:50
  8. 8.
    Game On, Puck Tracking, Assignments, New Whistles
    24:18
  1. 9.
    WJC Wrap-Up, Sponsored Calls, NHL Refs for '21
    24:39
  2. 10.
    World Juniors, NHL Offside Changes, Ref Advertisements
    23:13
  3. 11.
    Shenanigans, Retaliation, Late Hits, and Misconducts
    21:38
  4. 12.
    Pucks Over Glass, High Stick Goals, Icing, and Gentlemanly Play
    24:26
  5. 13.
    Reaves and Killorn Banned, Barzal's Bucket, Reviews, and Challenges
    23:18
  6. 14.
    Goaltender Interference, High-Sticking, and What Is Tripping?
    26:38
  7. 15.
    Offside Challenges, Playoff Penalties, and Booting a Bruin
    25:06
  8. 16.
    Penalty Shots, Knocked-Off Nets, Suspensions, and Spears
    25:15
  9. 17.
    Coach Fines, Overtimes, Lost Blades, and Diving Offsides
    23:54
  10. 18.
    Suspensions, Fines, High Stick Reviews, and Buzzer-Beaters
    24:04
  11. 19.
    More Cowbell! Exhibition Action, Lost Helmets, and Whistles
    24:57
  12. 20.
    Bubble Hockey, Seattle Kraken, Lemieux Suspension, Ref Jerseys
    21:00
  13. 21.
    Playoff Refs, Maple Leafs Busted, Illegal Sticks, Lady Byng Voting
    21:54
  14. 22.
    NHL Return to Play Impact on Referees and Linesmen
    22:00
  15. 23.
    Hub Cities, Playoff Ref Cuts, Retirements, and Rule Change Ideas
    22:12
  16. 24.
    Summer School, Returning to Play, Sharrers, OT, and Ref Mics
    20:40
  17. 25.
    Unsportsmanlikes, Empty Rinks, Communication, and Ref Roles
    23:30
  18. 26.
    Dapuzzo's Injury, Rule Changes, and Player Tracking on Infractions
    26:45
  19. 27.
    Converting Players to Officials, Cancelling Camps, Going 3-on-3
    25:40
  20. 28.
    Canada Cups, Rusty Refs, and Containing Coronavirus on the Ice
    23:27
  21. 29.
    Koharski, Donuts, Officiating Traits, and the Path to the NHL
    28:57
  22. 30.
    When Hockey Comes Back, What Changes? Also, NHL Ref Support, More McCauley Trivia, and USA Hockey Refs at Home
    22:11
  23. 31.
    Classic Games, Mailbag Qs, Ref Announcements, and McCauley Trivia
    21:41
  24. 32.
    Playoff Selections, Ref Sweaters, Camps, and On Ice Relationships
    23:38
  25. 33.
    Offsides, Off-Ice Officials, Enforcement Standards, and Life on the Road as an NHL Ref
    23:40
  26. 34.
    Refs' Post-Game Comments, Awards Voting, and Top Ref Chirps
    22:26
  27. 35.
    Rule Changes: Thinking Outside the Trapezoid
    21:50
  28. 36.
    Pausing the NHL Season, Referee Retirements, and an Icing Question from the Ref Mailbag
    21:15
  29. 37.
    High Sticks, Crossbars, and Diving into the Blue Paint on Goaltender Interference
    21:16
  30. 38.
    New Offside Rule, Puck Tracking Potential, Coach's Challenge Questions, and NHL Refs on Social Media
    24:08
  31. 39.
    Water Bottle Fines, Player Safety Decisions, EBUGs, and Emergency Refs
    21:00
  32. 40.
    Kicking Suspensions, Shootout Goals, Coach Fines, and Reviewing Player Safety
    21:33
  33. 41.
    High Stick Follow-Throughs, Offside Line Changes, Hand Passes, and the Coach's Challenge Process
    20:30
  34. 42.
    Ref Night, Line Brawls, Late Hits, Offside, and Instigators
    20:37
  35. 43.
    All-Star Refs, Women Officials in the NHL, Pre-game Preparation, the Legality of Lacrosse-Style Goals
    21:48
  36. 44.
    NHL Players' Pick for Best Ref, Broadcast Booth Officials, and Delayed Penalties on Coach's Challenges
    22:33
  37. 45.
    Kassian vs. Tkachuk Round 1, Puckless Penalty Shots, Matthews Stick Flips, and Penalty Explanations
    26:13
  38. 46.
    World Juniors Camera Controversy, Head Butts, Goaltender Interference, and a New Take on Hockey Betting
    24:44
  39. 47.
    Torts vs. the Troublesome Timekeeper, Winter Classic Ejections, Major Reviews, and World Juniors
    23:56
  40. 48.
    Referee Injuries, Player and Puck Avoidance, Challenges, and More Broken Sticks
    24:43
  41. 49.
    Challenging the Coach's Challenge, Dislodged Nets, More Injuries, and Curbing Unsportsmanlike Conduct
    22:44
  42. 50.
    Player Safety Decisions, Minimum Suspensions, and Officiating by Replay
    23:10

Listen to Scouting The Refs Podcast now.

Listen to Scouting The Refs Podcast in full in the Spotify app