Mick, a Regina native, got his start working games at the age of 23, following a hockey career that wrapped up in Spokane, Washington in the Western International Hockey League. He started out as a linesman in the WHL but quickly switched to referee. He moved up the ranks with his WHL culminating in officiating the 1986 Memorial Cup final.
In 1987, he moved to the NHL
- 2001: official at the All-Star game - Feb 3, 2007: Ref’d his 1,000th career game
- 2006: ref’d the Stanley Cup final – Edmonton Oilers vs. Carolina Hurricanes
- April 5, 2008: last career regular season game reffing – Ducks vs. Kings
- 2010: inducted into the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Hall of Fame
- 2012: won the Ron Foxcroft award for a Canadian Sports Official
- 2012: Inducted into the Sports Officials Canada Hall of Fame