On And Off Officials

Anyone heard the joke about the ref who should buy a ticket to the game because they were ball watching? As a fan, your natural inclination is to watch where the ball goes. It takes will power and self-discipline to overcome that habit. An official that ball watches will consistently miss fouls and violations. It Read More …

2019 Rules Questions and Interpretations

Rules Questions and Rulings Here are some of the rules questions we have received this season to rules@galaxref.com and the rulings that were made. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with these situations and interpretations.

Faceoff Refresher!

Faceoff are one of the most important parts of the game today. With a few exceptions, every period begins with a face off. Teams that win more faceoffs typically have the ball on offense longer and therefore generate more scoring opportunities which usually leads to wins.  You must be proficient in your face off mechanics, have Read More …