Southie Shout Out to Chris Rooney!

Southie guy and National Hockey League referee Chris Rooney will be honored Saturday night by the Boston Bruins and the NHL before the Bruins vs. Capitals game for officiating 1000 games!  Way to go!  Chris Rooney is from the legendary Rooney Family – composed of 11 boys – yes, 11 boys with Chris being the youngest!

His beautiful wife Lisa and his children Cole and Logan will be in attendance at the ceremony along with Chris’ proud parents Hon and Fred.

Way to go, Chris!  We are proud to call you one of our own! 

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.


  1. Lauren Rooney says

    All Chris brothers and nieces an nephew all will be in attendance too!!! #RooneyStrong

  2. Jack Ferreira says

    Congrats on ur 1000 game milestone. I am sure u r proud to be a part of the best officiating staff in the world. Have a good one.
    Jack Ferreira

  3. Doreen Cog Sullivan says

    Originally from Southie! I had my apartment next to the Rooney Family! Mr.& Mrs. Rooney Especting their 11 Baby! ” Chris ” I Remember, Seasonal Sport,s equipment in the hallway. Especially the Hockey sticks!!!

    Congratulations !!