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Three Canadian On-Ice Officials Named for 2003 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship
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December 5, 2002
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CALGARY, ALBERTA - Three Canadian on-ice officials have been named by the IIHF to work at the 2003 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in Halifax and Sydney, NS, from to , the Canadian Hockey Association announced on Thursday.

The three CHA officials selected by the IIHF are:

  • Rob Matsuoka Calgary, AB Referee

  • Michel Cormier St-Louis-de-France, QC Linesman

  • Derrick Doucette Saint John, NB Linesman

The IIHF selected the three candidates from a list that the Canadian Hockey Association provided to them. The three Canadian officials will be joined by 15 other officials from around the World.

The Canadian Hockey Officiating Program (CHOP) is for any individual interested in officiating the game of hockey, from beginners to seasoned veterans. There are six levels in the Officiating program, from those getting started at Level I to the top tier of officials, Level 6.

The lower levels are designed to get individuals started in officiating, while the higher levels are open to officials who have advanced and have shown potential to work the top leagues and elite hockey events in Canada, and Internationally.

The three on-ice officials named on Thursday to work the 2003 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships are active members of the Canadian Hockey Officiating Program (CHOP).

This year, there are over 32 000 on-ice officials working hockey games at all levels throughout Canada.

IIHF WORLD UNDER 20 CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIALS PORTFOLIO

Rob Matsuoka Calgary, AB Referee

  • CIS Championship 2002 & 1997

  • Memorial Cup 2002 & 2001

  • World Under

  • Royal Bank Cup 2000

  • Referee in the WHL

  • Level 6 CHOP Official

Michel Cormier St-Louis-de-France, PQ Linesman

  • CIS Championship 2001

  • Canada Winter Games 1999

  • Linesmen in the QMJHL

  • Linesmen in the American Hockey League

  • Level 4 CHOP Official

Derrick Doucette Saint John, NB Linesman

  • Hershey Cup 2002

  • CIS Championship 2001

  • Memorial Cup 2000

  • Linesmen in the QMJHL

  • Linesmen in the American Hockey League

  • Level 4 CHOP Official


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