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Acting to ice hockey: Battimo tells all

Updated: January 12, 2010, 2:14 PM ET
By Mark Simon

College hockey official Max Battimo was officiating a game not long ago when he skated over to the University of Denver bench to explain a series of penalty calls to the head coach.

Battimo was expecting a some kind of retort, or an attempt by the coach to get into his head, so that the next call would be more favorable.

Instead, coach George Gwozdecky just smiled and said, "Saved by the Bell, huh?"

You never know who the ref might be at your next collegiate ...

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