NHL is among one of the biggest ice hockey leagues. The upcoming season of National Hockey League will began from 4 October. The final playoffs and all star match played in June 2018. How much money does a NHL referee earn per match. Here you will see the actual details how the referees in NHL will paid per match. According to sources a NHL referee get paid $500 per match. So far information leaked in year 2014 by sports magazine.
Recently there are rumors that NHL elite panel referees. Who are professional in their work and having experience of 5-7 seasons. Get hike in their salaries. The two main officials that involved in during Ice Hockey match lines-man and match referee.
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The senior match referees mostly selected for the NHL matches. Total 82 matches that hosted by these officials every year. The rookie referees who replaced due to absence of the professional referee or linesman. Rookie’s not selected for every game. They are underdevelopment once they get used to the rules of Ice Hockey. After 2-3 years of experience NHL league season they earn professional contracts.
How Much NHL Linesman and Referees Per match Fees:
Previously, some reports published that NHL referees did not pay well, but in previous five years number changes that made to their salary package. Referees and linesman who selected for the playoffs game earn ($5,000). When they are chose for the All-star match they get extra bonus if they have been fair in decision and quick on field.
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Some referees earn more money, because they were part of the more then 45 plus matches. But if we compared their earnings with the (NBA and NFL) referees its 5% lower bit they way pay scale hiking up each year in next 2-3 seasons NHL referees will earn same as NFL referees were earning right now.