Ian Walsh Referees at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Congratulations to Ian Walsh who is a referee at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia.
Ian's schedule for the the Men's Olympic Hockey Tournament is:
- Thursday, February 13, Finland vs Austria, 3:00am Eastern Time, Bolshoy / NBC Sports Network
- Saturday, February 15, Sweden vs Latvia, 12:00 noon Eastern Time, Shayba / NBC Sports Network
- Sunday, February 16, Austria vs Norway, 3:00am Eastern Time, Bolshoy / USA Network
Ian's comments on the Olympics:
In USA Hockey Officials Reflect on Their Path to Sochi, when asked what it was about officiating that made him choose it as a career and have the Olympics as a goal, Ian said, "I've always enjoyed the challenge of learning and improving. Every game, every night presents a different challenge mentally and physically. I love the intensity of the game and the competitiveness of the players and officials in ice hockey."