Meghan Mallette assigned to IIHF event

October 29, 2013
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SIXTEEN CANADIAN OFFICIALS ASSIGNED TO IIHF EVENTS FOR 2013-14 SEASON

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 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.

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