USA Hockey Magazine Podcast: Chris Rooney

Timeline of Episode with the NHL Referee
USA Hockey Magazine Podcast
Chris Rooney, August 22, 2019
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This podcast features veteran NHL referee Chris Rooney at the Inaugural USA Hockey Advanced Officiating Symposium in Bloomington, Minn. Rooney is a decorated official with over 1,000 games and 3 Stanley Cup Finals under his belt. Rooney discusses USA Hockey and the symposium, what he does in the off-season and what it's like officiating the Boston Bruins in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final.

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[0:00-0:41] Intro and guest introduction

[0:42-1:34] On his presentation at the Inaugural USA Hockey Advanced Officiating Symposium and having a passion for the job

[1:35-2:52] On how far the officiating program has come in the United States and advocating for young officials

[2:53-3:52] On recharging in the offseason and spending time with the family

[3:53-5:02] On making time for educating other officials

[5:03-5:57] On being one of three American officials to have worked a Stanley Cup Final and how USA Hockey shaped his career and encourages younger officials to get involved

[5:58-6:46] On what it will take to get younger officials involved in and working in the NHL

[6:47-9:01] On working the 2019 Stanley Cup Final, being a professional and not getting caught up in the magnitude of the moment

[9:02-10:05] On what the future holds for him in the game

[10:06-10:48] Closing and outro


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