From players to referees to fans, everyone is getting in on the Week 9 action…but maybe not in the way they imagined. Here’s 5 people who were in the right (or wrong) place at the right time…
Referee Dave Lewis has left Minnesota’s game at Boston after he was hit in the face with a puck. Lewis was hit in the first period Tuesday night. The NHL issued a statement at the second intermission saying Lewis was being evaluated by medical personnel and would not return.
Referee Bill Leavy mistakenly penalized the Minnesota Vikings after coach Leslie Frazier tried to challenge a ruling on a muffed punt in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against Cleveland.
Minnesota Vikings strong safety Harrison Smith won’t be punished further for his shove of an official that drew a 15-yard penalty and automatic ejection from Sunday’s game against Tennessee.
CBS Sports is reporting the NFL and the locked out referees are on the verge of a signing a deal that could bring veteran officials back to the field this weekend.
To Kevin Whipple, Braemar ice arena in Edina will forever be remembered as the place his life nearly ended. On Nov. 26, for several minutes, his body was sprawled onto the ice and he was technically dead.