Friday, March 7, 2008
Merrimack (MER) at Massachusetts (UMA)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Massachusetts 5, Merrimack 2
New Records: Massachusetts 13-14-6, Merrimack 12-17-4

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referee: Jeff Bunyon
Assistant Referees: Jack Millea, Chris Federico
Attendance: 5211
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:23 pm  Total Time: 2:23



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  0 1 1 2    Merrimack  1 / 3 (.333) 
 Massachusetts  3 0 2 5    Massachusetts  1 / 5 (.200) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  5 6 14 25    Merrimack  6 / 12 0 
 Massachusetts  14 6 7 27    Massachusetts  4 / 19 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-0-0  0/-1   C 24 Rob Ricci  1-0-1  3/-1   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 23 Chris Barton  1-0-1  3/+1   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-0-0  1/-2   RW 11 Matt Jones  0-1-1  3/-1
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  0/-2   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  2/-1   RW 20 Kurtis Astle  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  2/E   C 10 Bobby Kramer  0-0-0  0/E   RW 13 Mike Vaskivuo  0-0-0  0/E
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  3/-2   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-1-1  0/-2   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  1/-2   RD 12 Grant Farrell  0-0-0  1/-2   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  0/E   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-2-2  2/+1  
 
Massachusetts Lineup
LW 67 Matt Burto  1-0-1  4/+1   C 26 Brett Watson  0-0-0  1/E   RW 10 Will Ortiz  0-0-0  0/-1
LW 24 Alex Berry  1-0-1  3/+1   C 12 Cory Quirk  0-1-1  3/+1   RW 19 James Marcou  0-2-2  1/E
LW 14 P.J. Fenton  1-1-2  1/+2   C 25 Michael Lecomte  0-2-2  0/+3   RW 11 Chris Davis  1-2-3  2/+3
LW 21 Marc Concannon  0-0-0  0/-1   C 8 Jordan Virtue  0-0-0  0/E   RW 16 Scott Crowder  0-0-0  2/E
LD 7 David Leaderer  0-1-1  0/+2   RD 27 Justin Braun  0-0-0  3/-1   G 31 Paul Dainton  0-0-0  0
LD 18 Douglas Kublin  0-0-0  2/E   RD 28 Mike Kostka  1-1-2  3/+3   G 33 Dan Meyers  0-0-0  0
LD 5 Topher Bevis  0-0-0  2/+1   RD 3 Patrick Dineen  0-0-0  0/+1  



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 UMA  1 - 6x6  Alex Berry (8) (Cory Quirk, James Marcou) 6:37 
 UMA (+): 24,12,19,7,28,G31   MER (-): 19,20,2,18,12,G33
 MER-1 Brandon Sadlowski (2-Holding) UMA 1x1 12:53 
 UMA  2 - 6x5 PP  P.J. Fenton (9) (Mike Kostka, James Marcou) 13:21 
 UMA: 14,28,19,12,24,G31   MER: 24,26,16,3,G33
 UMA  3 - 6x6  GW  Chris Davis (6) (Michael Lecomte, David Leaderer) 18:30 
 UMA (+): 11,25,7,3,14,G31   MER (-): 3,24,21,16,26,G33

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-2 Grant Farrell (2-Holding) UMA 1x2 3:57 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Rob Ricci (13) (Matt Jones, Pat Bowen) 6:07 
 MER (+): 24,3,4,23,11,G33   UMA (-): 7,27,21,19,10,G31
 MER-3 Adam Ross (2-Boarding) UMA 1x3 7:51 
 MER-4 Joe Cucci (2-Holding) UMA 1x4 11:01 
 MER-5 J.C. Robitaille (2-Charging) UMA 1x5 16:08 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 UMA-1 Matt Burto (2-Hooking) MER 0x1 2:54 
 MER-6 Matt Jones (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 4:40 
 UMA-2 David Leaderer (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 4:40 
 UMA-3 Alex Berry (5-Hitting from Behind) (Served by Marc Concannon) MER 1x3 5:30 
 UMA-4 Alex Berry (10-Game Misconduct) 5:30 
 MER  2 - 6x5 PP  Chris Barton (6) (Joe Loprieno, Pat Bowen) 7:02 
 MER: 23,3,4,20,12,G33   UMA: 11,12,3,27,G31
 UMA  4 - 6x6  Mike Kostka (8) (Chris Davis, P.J. Fenton) 13:18 
 UMA (+): 28,11,14,5,25,G31   MER (-): 11,14,18,3,26,G33
 Timeout - Merrimack 13:18 
 UMA  5 - 6x6  EN  Matt Burto (5) (Michael Lecomte, Chris Davis) 18:19 
 UMA (+): 67,11,25,28,7,G31   MER (-): 11,3,2,24,14,12

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (L, 8-10-2)  11 6 5 22 56:47 4
 EMPTY NET  0 1:33 1
 Andrew Braithwaite  0 0 0 0 1:40 0
 
 Massachusetts Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Paul Dainton  4 0 0 4 12:50 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:03 0
 Paul Dainton (W, 11-12-6)  1 0 0 1 7:06 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:01 0
 Paul Dainton  0 2 0 2 3:27 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:29 0
 Paul Dainton  0 3 13 16 36:04 2



First Star: Mike Kostka (Massachusetts)
Second Star: P.J. Fenton (Massachusetts)
Third Star: Pat Bowen (Merrimack)

Merrimack (MER) at Massachusetts (UMA)
Date: Friday, March 7, 2008
Conference Game
Attendance: 5211
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:23 pm  Total Time: 2:23

Scoring by Period - MER 0-1-1=2; UMA 3-0-2=5

1st Period
Scoring - 1, UMA Alex Berry/8 (Cory Quirk/16, James Marcou/20) 6:37
2, UMA P.J. Fenton/9 (Mike Kostka/12, James Marcou/21) 13:21 (PP)
3, UMA Chris Davis/6 (Michael Lecomte/5, David Leaderer/5) 18:30 (GW)
Penalties - Brandon Sadlowski, MER (Holding) 12:53

2nd Period
Scoring - 4, MER Rob Ricci/13 (Matt Jones/6, Pat Bowen/5) 6:07
Penalties - Grant Farrell, MER (Holding) 3:57; Adam Ross, MER (Boarding) 7:51; Joe Cucci, MER (Holding) 11:01; J.C. Robitaille, MER (Charging) 16:08

3rd Period
Scoring - 5, MER Chris Barton/6 (Joe Loprieno/3, Pat Bowen/6) 7:02 (PP)
6, UMA Mike Kostka/8 (Chris Davis/16, P.J. Fenton/17) 13:18
7, UMA Matt Burto/5 (Michael Lecomte/6, Chris Davis/17) 18:19 (EN)
Penalties - Matt Burto, UMA (Hooking) 2:54; Matt Jones, MER (Hitting after the Whistle) 4:40; David Leaderer, UMA (Hitting after the Whistle) 4:40; Alex Berry, UMA (5-Hitting from Behind) 5:30; Alex Berry, UMA (10-Game Misconduct) 5:30

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (58:27, 26 shots, 22 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (1:33, 1 GA)

Massachusetts Goaltending - Paul Dainton (59:27, 25 shots, 23 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (0:33, 0 GA)

Win - Paul Dainton, UMA (11-12-6). Loss - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (8-10-2).

Shots On Goal - MER 5-6-14=25; UMA 14-6-7=27

Power Plays - MER 1 of 3; UMA 1 of 5

Penalties - MER 6 (12 min); UMA 4 (19 min)

Three Stars: 1. Mike Kostka (Massachusetts) 2. P.J. Fenton (Massachusetts) 3. Pat Bowen (Merrimack)

Referee: Jeff Bunyon  Assistant Referees: Jack Millea, Chris Federico