Officiating Program

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Are you a referee with a question, looking for an answer? Are you searching for the correct interpretation of a rule? Are you needing clarification? Hockey Canada has the solution – Ask a Referee! Send your questions in, and every month Hockey Canada’s referee-in-chief will give his answers. » Send email

A vibrant referee mentorship program in Weyburn, Saskatchewan has caused the number of registered officials in the community to grow from 35 in 2016 to nearly 70 in 2019.
A promising defenceman, Braden Haché has been donning the stripes and giving back to the game, just like his father.
Not quite sure how a rule should be interpreted? Was that a penalty or not? Get the answers you’re looking for by downloading the official H...

Officials are a key component of hockey

Referees, linespersons or officials in the two-person system are an essential element in organized hockey at all levels. Officials keep the game organized and fun, while providing players, parents and coaches clarification of the rules.

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