George Hayes (born June 21, 1914 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada - November 19, 1987) was a referee in the National Hockey League. Events 524 - Godomar, King of the Burgundians defeats the Franks at the Battle of Vézeronce. Year 1914 ( MCMXIV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Montreal, or Montréal in French ( pronounced in French, in English) is the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1987 ( MCMLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar) A referee is a person who has authority to make decisions about play in many Sports Officials in various sports are known by a variety of titles including referee The National Hockey League ( NHL) is a professional Ice hockey league composed of 30 teams in North America
Hayes started referring in the NHL in 1946. Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. He was the first official to work 1,000 games. He was also a part of a European tour with the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins in 1959. The New York Rangers are a professional Ice hockey team based in New York, New York, United States. The Boston Bruins are a professional Ice hockey team based in Boston Massachusetts. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In 1965, he refused to take an eye exam that then NHL President Clarence Campbell wanted all officials to take. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. An eye examination is a battery of tests performed by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist assessing vision and ability to focus on and discern Clarence Sutherland Campbell ( July 9, 1905 - June 24, 1984) was president of the National Hockey League from 1946 to 1977 He would never official another NHL game after that.
During summers, he would scout for the Cleveland Indians in Ontario. The Cleveland Indians are a professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec
He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988 for his officating. The Hockey Hall of Fame ( Temple de la renommée du hockey in French) is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar)