Tim Peel Biography – Tim Peel Wiki
Tim Peel is an NHL Referee. His NHL officiating career began in October 1999. He has since officiated 1,343 regular-season games and 90 playoff games, as of February 1, 2021, according to the National Hockey League Officials’ Association (NHLOA). He has been a member of the NHLOA since 1995.
He reached the 1,000-games milestone in Nov. 2015 and has been a part of two outdoor games, 90 Stanley Cup playoff games, and the 2014 Sochi Olympics. He was set to retire after this season with his final game scheduled for April 24, 2021, according to TSN’s Frank Seravalli.
Tim Peel Hot Mic – Tim Peel Comments
On March 23, 2021, during the game between the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena, NHL referee Tim Peel was caught on a hot mic saying he wanted to call a penalty against the Nashville Predators. Peel called Nashville forward Viktor Arvidsson for a tripping penalty on Detroit defenseman Jon Merrill. He was then caught saying on a rink-side TV microphone, “It wasn’t much, but I wanted to get a f—— penalty against Nashville early.”
When asked about the comment, Nashville coach John Hynes said: “But the referees are employees of the league and rather than me comment on it, it’s an issue that I think the league will have to take care of.”
Tim Peel Fired
On March 24, 2021, National Hockey League Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell announced that Referee Tim Peel, following his comments during the game last night between the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators, no longer will be working NHL games now or in the future.
Campbell said in a statement: “Nothing is more important than ensuring the integrity of our game. Tim Peel’s conduct is in direct contradiction to the adherence to that cornerstone principle that we demand of our officials and that our fans, players, coaches and all those associated with our game expect and deserve. There is no justification for his comments, no matter the context or his intention, and the National Hockey League will take any and all steps necessary to protect the integrity our game.”
Tim Peel Age
He was born on 27 April 1966, in Hampton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Tim Peel Wife
Is Tim Peel married? He married Tesha Peel in 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
Tim Peel Salary
Tim Peel’s salary is unclear, but NHL referees on average earn an annual salary of between $165,000 and $360,000, while linesmen earn an annual salary of between $110,000 to $235,000.
Tim Peel Net Worth
Tim Peel’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.