An NHL Linesman and Antigonish native is headed to the playoffs. Matt MacPherson is one of 20 linesmen chosen for the first round of the league’s post-season. There are 34 full time linesmen in the league. MacPherson has officiated in 20 playoff games so far. MacPherson worked his first NHL game in 2011
Antigonish native Matt MacPherson has been named as one of 12 linesmen who will work the second round the NHL playoffs.
For MacPherson, this is the first time he will officiate in the second round of the NHL’s post season. MacPherson was also one of 20 linemen selected for the first round of the playoffs this month.