A third IIHF World Championship for QMJHL referee Olivier Gouin


Boucherville, QC. – From the QMJHL to the AHL and ECHL semi-professional leagues… with stops at the Memorial Cup, the Pyeongchang Olympic Games and the 2018 the IIHF World Championship… it’s hard to ignore that Olivier Gouin’s career has taken some impressive turns.

But the Laval, Quebec native – who is in his seventh QMJHL season – will soon see another milestone added to his track record since he is part of the group of officials that will take part in the 2019 IIHF World Championship set to take place in Slovakia from May 10 to 26, 2019.

The QMJHL would like to congratulate Mr. Gouin for this selection and wishes him another enriching experience during this event.

Here is a look at some of Gouin’s career highlights up to this day;


2012-2013           QMJHL start as a linesman. (15 games)
2013-2014           QMJHL start as a referee. (243 games)
2014-2015           Referee – CHL-NHL Camp
2014-2015           Referee – CIBC Canada Russia Series
2014-2015           Referee – QMJHL President Cup (Final Series)
2014-2015           Referee – Memorial Cup / Quebec, QC  (Semifinal Game)
2015-2016           Referee – QMJHL President Cup (Final Series)
2015-2016           Referee – Memorial Cup / Red Deer, AB (Final Game)
2016-2017           Referee – CIBC Canada Russia Series



2016-2017           Referee – U20 World Championship / Germany
2016-2017           Referee – Continental Cup / Italy
2016-2017           Referee – Senior World Championship / France-Germany
2017-2018           Referee – Winter Olympic Games / South Korea
2017-2018           Referee – Senior World Championship / Copenhagen, Denmark
2018-2019           Referee – Senior World Championship / Slovakia



2015-Present       Referee – American Hockey League
2015-Present       Referee – East Coast Hockey League

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