Red Wings have full confidence in NHL officiating following hot-mic controversy

Jeff Blashill

Veteran NHL Referee Tim Peel found himself in early retirement this week following a hot-mic controversy during Tuesday night’s game between the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators. Peel was caught on the hot-mic stating that he wanted to assess Nashville a penalty early in the game. He later paid for the mistake with his … Read more

NHL referee Tim Peel fired after hot mic incident

Veteran NHL referee Tim Peel was caught on a hot-mic during last night’s game between the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators stating that he “wanted to give” the Predators a penalty. And now, it’s cost him his job. NHL senior executive vice president of hockey operations Colin Campbel announced this morning that Peel was … Read more