Rob Martell recently retired from the NHL where he worked as a referee. In total, the former Selkirk Steeler worked 1,000 games. He got his start as a referee working minor hockey in his hometown of Stonewall.
Martell, 52, recently shared a number of interesting stories with Winnipeg Sun columnist Doug Lunney. Interestingly, Lunney is also an MJHL alumnus, having played goal for the Steelers.
For hockey fans it’s a must read: http://www.winnipegsun.com/2016/01/05/winnipegger-rob-martell-reflects-on-life-as-an-nhl-referee