Tag Archives: chris rooney

  • Two NHL Referees Took a Puck to the Face Last Night (Videos)

    Two NHL Referees Took a Puck to the Face Last Night (Videos)

    Monday, February 4th, 2013 will go down as one of the worst days to be an on-ice official in NHL history.  Why?  Because not one, but two NHL referees were on the receiving end of a puck to the face during last night’s slate of games. The first took place at the Air Canada Centre […]

  • NHL Referee Chris Rooney Sticks His Gum On The Glass (Video)

    NHL Referee Chris Rooney Sticks His Gum On The Glass (Video)

    A 20 minute period can be a long time to chew a single piece of gum, especially when the game is being delayed by a bunch of penalties.  NHL referee Chris Rooney ran into that problem while officiating last night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Los Angeles Kings.  But rather than simply […]

  • NHL Referee Goes Through Puberty Right Before Our Eyes (Video)

    NHL Referee Goes Through Puberty Right Before Our Eyes (Video)

    NHL referee Chris Rooney may be 35-years-old, but during last night’s game between the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Islanders, he took a trip back in time to somewhere around the year 1991, when he was a young teenager just hitting puberty. Unfortunately for Chris, the two teams and approximately 4976 fans in attendance, […]