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.