Last night in New York, the manager of the Yankees was ejected and later suspended for one game after a tirade directed at the home plate umpire. While YouTube is full of manager ejections that are often entertaining and sometimes downright hilarious (case in… Continue Reading “Blog Post – Umps and Refs”
dboa.ca had the chance to sit down with Daniel Wong-Fung recently as part of our latest “Official Profile” segment. Daniel is always a pleasure to work with due to his great work ethic on the ice, always having his partner’s backs, great sense of… Continue Reading “Official Profile: Daniel Wong-Fung”
Tyler Glenn was this year’s recipient of the DBOA’s prestigious Rookie of the Year award. DBOA.ca had a chance to sit down with him recently for an exclusive interview. Here’s how it went down… Q. How long have you been officiating hockey and what… Continue Reading “Official Profile: Tyler Glenn”
Late April means the minor hockey season is wrapping up, the snow is finally melting, and it’s time for the DBOA Annual General Meeting! Officials gather each year to bid each other a good summer, debate wording of our constitution, enjoy a few snacks,… Continue Reading “Handing Out the Hardware”
The DBOA was saddened this fall to lose one of our own. Daniel Spence, an over 10 year veteran of our association, lost his life in late September. Aside from his officiating family which included our entire association, Daniel’s own immediate family often took… Continue Reading “DBOA Bids Farewell to One of its Own”
A group of newer DBOA officials gathered at Richcraft Sensplex this week for some advanced instruction from some of the HEO’s Officiating Program’s top brass. Classroom sessions included technical details surrounding the role of both linesmen and referees, communication with your partners on the… Continue Reading “Early Season Tune Up”
Game 1 of the Black and White game is complete with Team White easily winning 7-1. Captain of the Black team Shawn Corcoran could not be reached for comment.
As with every season, first year officials jump on the ice for the very first time with their mentor and a senior official to experience a novice or atom hockey game. It is an exciting time, yet a lot of nerves and pressures. Well… Continue Reading “Lots of “First’s” to start the year!”
The District B Officials Association would like to congratulate fellow referee Brandon Bourgeois for making the American Hockey League team of officials! Brandon has been with the DBOA for a number of years, even helping out on the executive, and as a mentor/supervisor. He… Continue Reading “DBOA Official Selected to the AHL”
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