Minot officials embrace the "zebra" moniker in more ways than one
Stripes - The USA Hockey Officiating Newsletter
Full Nelson: The journey of a 20-year NHL linesman
It was 1991 and Thor Nelson was at the USA Hockey Officiating Development Camp in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Nelson may have been a newcomer then, but the coming-of-age moment didn't make him look out of place. He ultimately turned it into a 20-year NHL career, and now he's giving back. READ MORE »
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USHL officiating highlights
March 2, 2017
Q and A
Two minutes with NCHC officiating supervisor Mike Schmitt
From refereeing one of college hockey's most intense rivalries to national championship games and IIHF World Junior Championships, Mike Schmitt's resume features some moments he knows his work was watched more closely than others. Schmitt chatted with USA Hockey about how he got involved with officiating, what he's learned, and embracing the "zebra" moniker in more ways than one. READ MORE »
New Rulebook app available for download!
Use your cellphone off the ice to make the right call while you're on the ice! The USA Hockey Mobile Rulebook is the digital version of the current USA Hockey Rulebook. Gain immediate access to rules, descriptions, casebook examples, videos and more. READ MORE »
Online seminar curriculum
All USA Hockey-registered officials must complete online curriculum as part of their registration process. This curriculum is specific to officials' level of officiating and is designed to be completed at the official's leisure. There are three primary sections of the online curriculum. READ MORE »
Quote of the week
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"That's something that is so instrumental in having a successful sport, is that we have officials that are willing to help out at the grassroots level."
— Thor Nelson —
20-year NHL linesman
North Dakota State Referee-in-Chief
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