OFFICIALS NAMED FOR 2021 IGNITE CUP FINALS
Syracuse, NY - The Federal Prospects Hockey League has announced the following five referees and four linesmen who have been selected to work the 2021 Ignite Cup Finals. The officials are selected based on the merit of their performance over the course of the 2020-21 FPHL Regular Season.
Referees – Ken Radolinski, Sean Dloughy, Kevin Kelly, Don Mrozik, & Brian Cole
Linesmen – Ryan Bray, Phil Ruesseler, Corey Stahl, & Steve Polonkey
As was the case throughout the 2021 FPHL Regular Season, all games during the Ignite Cup Finals will utilize the two-referee two-linesman system.
Director Of Officiating Paul Jene stated, “Its always a great honor for officials to get selected to a professional hockey finals. All these guys did an outstanding job this season and earned this as a result of their performance & professionalism.” Jene further stated, “I’d like to thank the entire staff that worked through this shortened season. With covid restrictions, procedures while still having the dedication to work safety, get the job done and take on the risks through a pandemic so these teams could play speaks volumes. So to all my staff, Thank You!”
The FPHL is proud to showcase its officiating staff and quite a number of the officials in the FPHL have come from higher levels of hockey. Five of the nine selected officials for the Ignite Cup Finals have worked higher levels such as the American Hockey League (AHL) & East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) in both current and past seasons.
Ignite Cup Finals (Best of Five)
Columbus River Dragons vs. Elmira Enforcers
Game 1 – Friday, April 23 at 7:05 p.m. ET at First Arena in Elmira, New York
Game 2 – Saturday, April 24 at 7:05 p.m. ET at First Arena in Elmira, New York
Game 3 – Friday, April 30 at 7:35 p.m. ET at Columbus Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia
Game 4 – Saturday, May 1 at 6:05 p.m. ET at Columbus Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia *
Game 5 – Sunday, May 2 at 5:05 p.m. ET at Columbus Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia *
* – If Necessary
The FPHL is a Single A Minor Professional hockey league and is in its 11th season.