It has been almost three decades since the NHL took the names off the back of officials' jerseys and replaced them with numbers. Since then, with the notable exception of Wes McCauley and his popular, flamboyant calls, most referees and linesmen generally fly under the radar and don't mind the relative anonymity. “It’s huge,” referee Garrett Rank said.
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