Ian Walsh Becomes the First Atlantic District Official to Referee an NHL Playoff Game

Tony Mariconda wrote:

Congratulations to Ian Walsh! On Thursday, April 16th Ian became the first Atlantic District official to serve as the Referee in a Stanley Cup Playoff game.

(Pat Dapuzzo had previously worked as a Linesman.)

Ian was a Referee in Detroit for the Columbus Blue Jackets at Detroit Red Wings game that was Game 1 of the series in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

[ Photo of Ian Walsh courtesy of The National Hockey League ]

Additional information: Profile of Ian Walsh from The National Hockey League Officials' Association.


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