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Sixteen Canadian officials assigned to IIHF events for 2013-14 season
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October 29, 2013
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CALGARY, Alta. – Sixteen Canadian officials have been assigned by the International Ice Hockey Federation to work at nine different IIHF events during the 2013-14 season. All 16 officials are products of the Hockey Canada Officiating Program.

CANADIAN OFFICIALS ASSIGNED TO IIHF EVENTS IN 2013-14
Referees (hometown) HCOP IIHF Event Location
T.J. Foster (Guelph, Ont.) Level VI World U18 Championship, Div. I, Gr. A Nice, France
Lisa Grison (Ottawa, Ont.) Level IV World Women’s Championship, Div. II, Gr. B Qual. Mexico City, Mexico
Meghan Mallette (Fredericton, N.B.) Level IV World Women’s U18 Championship Budapest, Hungary
Kendrick Nicholson (Breslau, Ont.) Level VI World U18 Championship Lapeenranta & Imatra, Finland
Steve Papp (Kelowna, B.C.) Level VI World Junior Championship Malmö, Sweden
Devin Piccott (Dartmouth, N.S.) Level VI World Junior Championship Malmö, Sweden
Pascal St. Jacques (Laval, Que.) Level VI World Championship, Div. I, Gr. B Vilnius, Lithuania
Lacey Senuk (St. Albert, Alta.) Level IV World Women’s Championship, Div. II, Gr. B Qual. Mexico City, Mexico




Linesmen (hometown) HCOP IIHF Event Location
Jordan Browne (Oshawa, Ont.) Level IV World U18 Championship Lapeenranta & Imatra, Finland
Benoit Martineau (Marieville, Que.) Level IV World Junior Championship Malmö, Sweden
Danielle McGurry (Winnipeg, Man.) Level III World Women’s Championship, Div. II, Gr. B Qual. Mexico City, Mexico
Jennifer McMahon (Toronto, Ont.) Level III World Women’s U18 Championship Budapest, Hungary
Nicolas Piche (Mirabel, Que.) Level IV World U18 Championship, Div. I, Gr. B Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Vanessa Stratton (Toronto, Ont.) Level III World Women’s Championship, Div. I, Gr. A Prerov, Czech Republic
Justine Todd (Ottawa, Ont.) Level III World Women’s Championship, Div. II, Gr. B Qual. Mexico City, Mexico
Nathan Vanoosten (Surrey, B.C.) Level IV World Junior Championship, Div. I, Gr. B Dumfries, Great Britain

The officials for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games will be announced on Dec. 1.

In addition, two referees, Matt Kirk (Vancouver, B.C.) and Derek Zalaski (Edmonton, Alta.), and three linesmen, Chris Carlson (Edmonton, Alta.), Justin Hull (Burnaby, B.C.) and Jesse Wilmot (Hamilton, Ont.), are on the long list to officiate at the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship next May in Minsk, Belarus. A final list of officials for that event will be announced in March 2014.

The Hockey Canada Officiating Program (HCOP) is for anyone interested in officiating the game of hockey, from beginners to seasoned veterans. There are six levels in the HCOP, from those looking to get started to the top tier of officials.

For more information on the Hockey Canada Officiating Program and all of Hockey Canada’s development programs, visit www.hockeycanada.ca.


For more information:

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

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