Saturday, December 2, 2006
Northeastern (NOE) at Merrimack (MER)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Northeastern 2, Merrimack 0
New Records: Northeastern 4-8-2, Merrimack 1-12-1

Recap

Referee: Tim Benedetto
Assistant Referees: Frank Keough, John Jones
Attendance: 0
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:10 pm  Total Time: 2:10



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Northeastern  0 2 0 2    Northeastern  0 / 5 (.000) 
 Merrimack  0 0 0 0    Merrimack  0 / 5 (.000) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Northeastern  6 14 5 25    Northeastern  14 / 47 0 
 Merrimack  10 10 10 30    Merrimack  15 / 52 0 



Northeastern Lineup
LW 3 Ryan Ginand  0-0-0  0/E   C 26 Joe Vitale  0-0-0  2/E   RW 16 Kyle Kraemer  0-0-0  1/E
LW 20 Yale Lewis  0-0-0  1/E   C 11 Jimmy Russo  0-1-1  2/+1   RW 10 Chad Costello  1-0-1  3/+1
LW 8 Bryan Esner  0-0-0  2/E   C 15 Ray Ortiz  0-0-0  1/E   RW 13 Randy Guzior  0-0-0  0/E
LW 12 Dennis McCauley  0-1-1  6/+1   C 37 Rob Rassey  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 23 Chris Donovan  1-0-1  1/+1
LD 4 Jim Driscoll  0-0-0  2/+1   RD 2 Andrew Linard  0-1-1  0/+1   G 39 Brad Thiessen  0-0-0  0
LD 24 Denis Chisholm  0-0-0  0/+1   RD 17 David Strathman  0-0-0  1/+1   G 41 Adam Geragosian  0-0-0  0
LD 9 Jacques Perreault  0-0-0  1/E   RD 5 Louis Liotti  0-0-0  1/E  
 
Merrimack Lineup
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  3/E   C 9 Carmen Posteraro  0-0-0  1/E   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  0/E
LW 20 Mike Alexiou  0-0-0  3/E   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  3/E   RW 7 Matt Byrnes  0-0-0  5/E
LW 8 Mickey Rego  0-0-0  2/-2   C 27 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 13 Mike Vaskivuo  0-0-0  0/-2
LW 25 Brock Wilson  0-0-0  1/E   C 6 John Goebel  0-0-0  1/E   RW 11 Matt Jones  0-0-0  2/E
LD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-0-0  3/-1   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  0/-1   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  2/-1   RD 2 Jordan Hart  0-0-0  1/-1   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Ryan Sullivan  0-0-0  1/E   RD 14 Brian Boulay  0-0-0  1/E   G 35 Jim Healey  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Joe Loprieno (2-Tripping) NOE 0x1 1:41 
 NOE-1 Yale Lewis (2-O-TRIPPING) MER 0x1 9:51 
 MER-2 Mike Alexiou (2-Boarding) NOE 0x2 11:27 
 NOE-2 Denis Chisholm (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 14:11 
 MER-3 Matt Jones (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 14:11 
 NOE-3 Randy Guzior (2-Hooking) 18:43 
 MER-4 Brock Wilson (2-Slashing) 18:43 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-5 Carmen Posteraro (2-Slashing) NOE 0x3 1:08 
 NOE-4 Dennis McCauley (2-Interference) MER 0x2 4:16 
 NOE-5 Randy Guzior (2-Roughing) 10:39 
 MER-6 Matt Jones (2-Roughing) 10:39 
 NOE  1 - 5x5  GW  Chad Costello (6) (Jimmy Russo, Andrew Linard) 10:53 
 NOE (+): 10,11,2,4,G39   MER (-): 13,22,2,8,G35
 NOE  2 - 6x6  Chris Donovan (3) (Dennis McCauley, Rob Rassey) 18:02 
 NOE (+): 23,12,37,24,17,G39   MER (-): 13,27,3,4,8,G35
 NOE-6 Bryan Esner (2-Roughing) 19:10 
 NOE-7 Bryan Esner (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 19:10 
 NOE-8 Bryan Esner (10-Misconduct) 19:10 
 MER-7 Derek Pallardy (2-Interference) 19:10 
 MER-8 Mike Alexiou (5-Fighting) 19:10 
 MER-9 Mike Alexiou (10-Game Disqualification) (Served by Mike Vaskivuo) 19:10 
 NOE-9 Andrew Linard (5-Hitting from Behind) MER 0x3 19:54 
 NOE-10 Andrew Linard (10-Game Misconduct) (Served by Yale Lewis) 19:54 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 NOE-11 Ryan Ginand (2-Interference) MER 0x4 1:49 
 NOE-12 Denis Chisholm (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 7:15 
 MER-10 Matt Jones (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 7:15 
 MER-11 Joe Loprieno (2-CTH ELBOWING) NOE 0x4 9:39 
 NOE-13 Chad Costello (2-Roughing) 10:08 
 NOE-14 Chad Costello (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) MER 0x5 10:08 
 MER-12 Matt Byrnes (2-Roughing) 10:08 
 MER-13 Matt Jones (5-Hitting from Behind) NOE 0x5 18:14 
 MER-14 Matt Jones (10-Game Misconduct) (Served by Mike Vaskivuo) 18:14 
 MER-15 J.C. Robitaille (2-Hooking) 20:00 

 End of Game 



 Northeastern Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Brad Thiessen (W, 3-7-2)  10 10 3 23 49:36 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:03 0
 Brad Thiessen  0 0 7 7 10:21 0
 
 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Jim Healey  6 2 0 8 24:08 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:08 0
 Jim Healey (L, 1-6-1)  0 10 5 15 33:49 2
 EMPTY NET  0 0:09 0
 Jim Healey  0 0 0 0 1:46 0



First Star: Brad Thiessen (Northeastern)
Second Star: Chad Costello (Northeastern)
Third Star: Chris Donovan (Northeastern)

Northeastern (NOE) at Merrimack (MER)
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2006
Conference Game
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:10 pm  Total Time: 2:10

Scoring by Period - NOE 0-2-0=2; MER 0-0-0=0

1st Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Joe Loprieno, MER (Tripping) 1:41; Yale Lewis, NOE (O-TRIPPING) 9:51; Mike Alexiou, MER (Boarding) 11:27; Denis Chisholm, NOE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 14:11; Matt Jones, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 14:11; Randy Guzior, NOE (Hooking) 18:43; Brock Wilson, MER (Slashing) 18:43

2nd Period
Scoring - 1, NOE Chad Costello/6 (Jimmy Russo/5, Andrew Linard/2) 10:53 (GW)
2, NOE Chris Donovan/3 (Dennis McCauley/5, Rob Rassey/3) 18:02
Penalties - Carmen Posteraro, MER (Slashing) 1:08; Dennis McCauley, NOE (Interference) 4:16; Randy Guzior, NOE (Roughing) 10:39; Matt Jones, MER (Roughing) 10:39; Bryan Esner, NOE (Roughing) 19:10; Bryan Esner, NOE (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 19:10; Bryan Esner, NOE (10-Misconduct) 19:10; Derek Pallardy, MER (Interference) 19:10; Mike Alexiou, MER (5-Fighting) 19:10; Mike Alexiou, MER (10-Game Disqualification) 19:10; Andrew Linard, NOE (5-Hitting from Behind) 19:54; Andrew Linard, NOE (10-Game Misconduct) 19:54

3rd Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Ryan Ginand, NOE (Interference) 1:49; Denis Chisholm, NOE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 7:15; Matt Jones, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 7:15; Joe Loprieno, MER (CTH ELBOWING) 9:39; Chad Costello, NOE (Roughing) 10:08; Chad Costello, NOE (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 10:08; Matt Byrnes, MER (Roughing) 10:08; Matt Jones, MER (5-Hitting from Behind) 18:14; Matt Jones, MER (10-Game Misconduct) 18:14; J.C. Robitaille, MER (Hooking) 20:00

Northeastern Goaltending - Brad Thiessen (59:57, 30 shots, 30 saves, 0 GA); Empty Net (0:03, 0 GA)

Merrimack Goaltending - Jim Healey (59:43, 25 shots, 23 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (0:17, 0 GA)

Win - Brad Thiessen, NOE (3-7-2). Loss - Jim Healey, MER (1-6-1).

Shots On Goal - NOE 6-14-5=25; MER 10-10-10=30

Power Plays - NOE 0 of 5; MER 0 of 5

Penalties - NOE 14 (47 min); MER 15 (52 min)

Three Stars: 1. Brad Thiessen (Northeastern) 2. Chad Costello (Northeastern) 3. Chris Donovan (Northeastern)

Referee: Tim Benedetto  Assistant Referees: Frank Keough, John Jones