(born May 27, 1953 in Ottawa
) is a retired National Hockey Leaguelinesman
. His NHL career started in 1979 after a brilliant career with the WHA, and ended in 2004. During his career (in which he wore a helmet
from the mid-1980s until his retirement), he officiated 2,470 regular season games (both WHA and NHL), 134 playoff games, five Stanley Cup
finals, the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, and one All-Star
game. From the 1994-95 NHL season until his retirement, he wore uniform number 94. He also became the first NHL official to wear a visor.