Former Regina Pats defenceman and the reigning WHL official of the year Chris Schlenker has made it to the NHL.
The league has announced Schlenker is one of four refs to be promoted to the bigs.
The 31 year old was the captain of the Pats from 2002-2004.
The NHL is also promoting Lumsden’s Peter MacDougall. The 31 year old has been reffing in the East Coast Hockey League for the last three years and did 74 games in the American Hockey League this past season.