Aug 25 - 2023

Retired NHL Linesman Brad Lazarowich Talks BCHL

Scouting The Refs

About the Episode

Retired NHL linesman Brad Lazarowich joins Todd and Josh as we count down the days to the start of the NHL season!  After 30 years in the NHL, 1,971 regular season games, 204 playoff games, and 3 trips to the Stanley Cup Final, Laz has taken over the reins as the Vice President of Hockey Operations for the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), as well as the league’s head of Player Safety.  Brad talks about the benefits of his dual role, the upcoming BCHL season, his recent trip to the NHL Officiating Exposure Combine, and the challenges of running an independent league that operates outside of Hockey Canada. 

Take a listen before the BCHL Exhibition Games get under way September 3, with the season starting on September 22.  For more on the BCHL, visit 

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