Friday, January 11, 2008
Northeastern (NOE) at Merrimack (MER)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Merrimack 4, Northeastern 2
New Records: Merrimack 8-9-2, Northeastern 10-5-2

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referee: Dave Hansen
Assistant Referees: Kevin Shea, Bob Bernard
Attendance: 1824
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:05 pm  Total Time: 2:05



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Northeastern  1 1 0 2    Northeastern  0 / 3 (.000) 
 Merrimack  0 1 3 4    Merrimack  0 / 2 (.000) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Northeastern  9 16 5 30    Northeastern  2 / 4 0 
 Merrimack  7 12 11 30    Merrimack  3 / 9 0 



Northeastern Lineup
LW 94 Tyler McNeely  1-0-1  2/E   C 26 Joe Vitale  0-1-1  3/E   RW 19 Wade MacLeod  0-1-1  2/E
LW 3 Ryan Ginand  1-0-1  2/-1   C 17 Steve Silva  0-1-1  0/-1   RW 16 Kyle Kraemer  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 11 Jimmy Russo  0-0-0  3/E   C 22 Greg Costa  0-0-0  2/E   RW 13 Randy Guzior  0-0-0  1/E
LW 10 Chad Costello  0-0-0  3/E   C 37 Rob Rassey  0-0-0  0/-2   RW 23 Chris Donovan  0-0-0  3/-1
LD 9 Jacques Perreault  0-0-0  2/-2   RD 5 Louis Liotti  0-0-0  0/-1   G 30 Mike Binnington  0-0-0  0
LD 4 Jim Driscoll  0-0-0  0/-1   RD 6 David Strathman  0-0-0  3/-1   G 39 Brad Thiessen  0-0-0  0
LD 24 Denis Chisholm  0-1-1  1/E   RD 28 Mike Hewkin  0-0-0  2/+1  
 
Merrimack Lineup
LW 27 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  5/E   C 24 Rob Ricci  0-0-0  3/E   RW 11 Matt Jones  0-0-0  3/+1
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-0-0  0/+1   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-0-0  1/E   RW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-1-1  1/E
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-1-1  2/+2   C 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  0/+2   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  2-0-2  4/+1
LW 13 Mike Vaskivuo  0-0-0  0/E   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  1/E   RW 20 Kurtis Astle  0-0-0  1/E
LD 2 Fraser Allan  1-0-1  2/E   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-0-0  2/-1   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 12 Grant Farrell  0-0-0  1/E   RD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  2/E   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 4 Pat Bowen  1-0-1  2/+2   RD 5 Chris Kane  0-0-0  0/+2  



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 NOE  1 - 6x6  Tyler McNeely (7) (Wade MacLeod, Joe Vitale) 10:49 
 NOE (+): 94,19,26,9,5,G39   MER (-): 23,14,21,2,3,G33
 MER-1 Rob Ricci (2-Holding the Stick) NOE 0x1 11:34 
 MER-2 Joe Loprieno (5-Boarding) NOE 0x2 17:22 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 NOE  2 - 6x6  Ryan Ginand (5) (Steve Silva, Denis Chisholm) 2:27 
 NOE (+): 24,3,10,17,28,G39   MER (-): 16,2,4,24,3,G33
 MER-3 Justin Bonitatibus (2-Slashing) NOE 0x3 8:59 
 MER  1 - 6x6  J.C. Robitaille (5) (unassisted) 13:11 
 MER (+): 16,5,15,18,4,G33   NOE (-): 9,10,37,23,24,G39
 NOE-1 Jimmy Russo (2-Hooking) MER 0x1 16:19 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 NOE-2 Steve Silva (2-Roughing) MER 0x2 5:01 
 MER  2 - 6x6  Fraser Allan (1) (unassisted) 7:09 
 MER (+): 2,23,11,4,24,G33   NOE (-): 37,17,9,5,3,G39
 MER  3 - 6x6  GW  J.C. Robitaille (6) (Pat Kimball) 13:52 
 MER (+): 16,18,15,2,3,G33   NOE (-): 94,19,26,9,5,G39
 MER  4 - 6x6  Pat Bowen (1) (Francois Ouimet) 14:33 
 MER (+): 4,21,23,14,5,G33   NOE (-): 6,4,17,3,16,G39

 End of Game 



 Northeastern Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Brad Thiessen (L, 10-5-2)  7 11 8 26 59:08 4
 EMPTY NET  0 0:52 0
 
 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (W, 4-2-0)  8 15 5 28 60:00 2



First Star: J.C. Robitaille (Merrimack)
Second Star: Fraser Allan (Merrimack)
Third Star: Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack)

Northeastern (NOE) at Merrimack (MER)
Date: Friday, January 11, 2008
Conference Game
Attendance: 1824
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:05 pm  Total Time: 2:05

Scoring by Period - NOE 1-1-0=2; MER 0-1-3=4

1st Period
Scoring - 1, NOE Tyler McNeely/7 (Wade MacLeod/9, Joe Vitale/13) 10:49
Penalties - Rob Ricci, MER (Holding the Stick) 11:34; Joe Loprieno, MER (5-Boarding) 17:22

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, NOE Ryan Ginand/5 (Steve Silva/5, Denis Chisholm/6) 2:27
3, MER J.C. Robitaille/5 13:11
Penalties - Justin Bonitatibus, MER (Slashing) 8:59; Jimmy Russo, NOE (Hooking) 16:19

3rd Period
Scoring - 4, MER Fraser Allan/1 7:09
5, MER J.C. Robitaille/6 (Pat Kimball/3) 13:52 (GW)
6, MER Pat Bowen/1 (Francois Ouimet/5) 14:33
Penalties - Steve Silva, NOE (Roughing) 5:01

Northeastern Goaltending - Brad Thiessen (59:08, 30 shots, 26 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (0:52, 0 GA)

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (60:00, 30 shots, 28 saves, 2 GA)

Win - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (4-2-0). Loss - Brad Thiessen, NOE (10-5-2).

Shots On Goal - NOE 9-16-5=30; MER 7-12-11=30

Power Plays - NOE 0 of 3; MER 0 of 2

Penalties - NOE 2 (4 min); MER 3 (9 min)

Three Stars: 1. J.C. Robitaille (Merrimack) 2. Fraser Allan (Merrimack) 3. Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack)

Referee: Dave Hansen  Assistant Referees: Kevin Shea, Bob Bernard