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By Ron Wicks

From the minors to the large time, former NHL referee Ron Wicks recounts existence off and on the ice.

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Susan Foster, partner of the late Maple Leafs defenceman Carl Brewer, has been a great inspiration. With all that Sue and Carl have done to increase the lot of retired players and referees, they should both be in the Hall of Fame. My pals Gary McDonald, Brian Madigan, Bob Nutbrown, and Jim Garvie have been trusted counsellors. A most special hug to both Gloria Confiant and Karen Bennett for their technical assistance and for keeping a smile on their faces while answering my dumb questions. And kudos to my wife, Barb, for allowing me the time and the space to finally put this book together.

I’m sure colour came back into my face. I think I flew down the stairs. Vern took me over to Ben’s restaurant for a smoked meat sandwich, and, since it was a non-game day, I think we even had a beer. Years later we both laughed at the incident, but it wasn’t funny at the time. On the Lines In January of 1963, the Montreal Canadiens lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs 6–3 at the Montreal Forum. Coach Toe Blake was not pleased with the officiating and was quoted in a French newspaper as saying that referee Eddie Powers handled the game as if he had a bet on the outcome.

Like all teams in the minors, Memphis used local linesmen, and one of them was a lawyer who was part of the local ownership that had helped bring the team to town. When the home team scored its inaugural goal, this linesman applauded the goal. It was all I could do to keep the other team from assaulting him. The NHL sent down trainee linesmen to work in the Central League. One young French-Canadian linesman was having breakfast with me in Oklahoma City. ” The American League had some great teams in the 1950s and ’60s.

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