Saturday, January 12, 2008
Merrimack (MER) at Northeastern (NOE)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Northeastern 3, Merrimack 0
New Records: Northeastern 11-5-2, Merrimack 8-10-2

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referee: Scott Hansen
Assistant Referees: Jack Millea, Frank Keough
Attendance: 3458
Start Time: 6:00 pm  End Time: 8:05 pm  Total Time: 2:05



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  0 0 0 0    Merrimack  0 / 4 (.000) 
 Northeastern  2 1 0 3    Northeastern  2 / 7 (.286) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  7 8 7 22    Merrimack  10 / 20 0 
 Northeastern  12 6 10 28    Northeastern  7 / 14 0 



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



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Matt Jones (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) NOE 0x1 1:33 
 NOE  1 - 6x6  GW  David Strathman (1) (Chad Costello, Jimmy Russo) 6:13 
 NOE (+): 6,10,11,23,5,G39   MER (-): 24,19,11,5,4,G33
 MER-2 Adam Ross (2-Hooking) NOE 1x2 16:31 
 MER-3 Fraser Allan (2-Hitting from Behind) NOE 1x3 17:12 
 NOE  2 - 6x4 PP  Tyler McNeely (8) (Steve Silva, Joe Vitale) 17:38 
 NOE: 11,94,17,26,19,G39   MER: 19,3,12,G33

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-4 Grant Farrell (2-Interference) NOE 1x4 5:45 
 NOE-1 Ryan Ginand (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) MER 0x1 5:59 
 NOE-2 Dennis McCauley (2-Roughing) MER 0x2 9:15 
 MER-5 Adam Ross (2-Slashing) NOE 2x5 16:02 
 NOE  3 - 6x5 PP  Joe Vitale (7) (Jimmy Russo, Steve Silva) 16:31 
 NOE: 26,11,17,19,94,G39   MER: 12,19,4,16,G33
 NOE-3 Dennis McCauley (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) MER 0x3 16:53 
 MER-6 Matt Jones (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 17:38 
 MER-7 Matt Jones (2-IS) (Served by Bobby Kramer) NOE 2x6 17:38 
 NOE-4 Denis Chisholm (2-Roughing) 17:38 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-8 Grant Farrell (2-Cross-Checking) 10:20 
 NOE-5 Joe Vitale (2-Slashing) 10:20 
 MER-9 Joe Loprieno (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) NOE 2x7 14:23 
 MER-10 Bobby Kramer (2-Roughing) 19:11 
 NOE-6 Chad Costello (2-Roughing) 19:11 
 NOE-7 Randy Guzior (2-Roughing) MER 0x4 19:11 

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (L, 4-3-0)  10 5 10 25 60:00 3
 
 Northeastern Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Brad Thiessen (W, 11-5-2)  7 8 7 22 60:00 0



First Star: Joe Vitale (Northeastern)
Second Star: Brad Thiessen (Northeastern)
Third Star: Jimmy Russo (Northeastern)

Merrimack (MER) at Northeastern (NOE)
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2008
Conference Game
Attendance: 3458
Start Time: 6:00 pm  End Time: 8:05 pm  Total Time: 2:05

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

1st Period
Scoring - 1, NOE David Strathman/1 (Chad Costello/6, Jimmy Russo/3) 6:13 (GW)
2, NOE Tyler McNeely/8 (Steve Silva/6, Joe Vitale/14) 17:38 (PP)
Penalties - Matt Jones, MER (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 1:33; Adam Ross, MER (Hooking) 16:31; Fraser Allan, MER (Hitting from Behind) 17:12

2nd Period
Scoring - 3, NOE Joe Vitale/7 (Jimmy Russo/4, Steve Silva/7) 16:31 (PP)
Penalties - Grant Farrell, MER (Interference) 5:45; Ryan Ginand, NOE (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 5:59; Dennis McCauley, NOE (Roughing) 9:15; Adam Ross, MER (Slashing) 16:02; Dennis McCauley, NOE (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 16:53; Matt Jones, MER (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 17:38; Matt Jones, MER (IS) 17:38; Denis Chisholm, NOE (Roughing) 17:38

3rd Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Grant Farrell, MER (Cross-Checking) 10:20; Joe Vitale, NOE (Slashing) 10:20; Joe Loprieno, MER (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 14:23; Bobby Kramer, MER (Roughing) 19:11; Chad Costello, NOE (Roughing) 19:11; Randy Guzior, NOE (Roughing) 19:11

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (60:00, 28 shots, 25 saves, 3 GA)

Northeastern Goaltending - Brad Thiessen (60:00, 22 shots, 22 saves, 0 GA)

Win - Brad Thiessen, NOE (11-5-2). Loss - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (4-3-0).

Shots On Goal - MER 7-8-7=22; NOE 12-6-10=28

Power Plays - MER 0 of 4; NOE 2 of 7

Penalties - MER 10 (20 min); NOE 7 (14 min)

Three Stars: 1. Joe Vitale (Northeastern) 2. Brad Thiessen (Northeastern) 3. Jimmy Russo (Northeastern)

Referee: Scott Hansen  Assistant Referees: Jack Millea, Frank Keough