Friday, February 29, 2008
Merrimack (MER) at New Hampshire (UNH)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: New Hampshire 2, Merrimack 1
New Records: New Hampshire 22-7-2, Merrimack 12-16-3

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referee: Joe Andrews
Assistant Referees: Jeremy Lovett, Matt Riegert
Attendance: 6501 (Sellout)
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:04 pm  Total Time: 2:04



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  1 0 0 1    Merrimack  0 / 3 (.000) 
 New Hampshire  1 0 1 2    New Hampshire  1 / 8 (.125) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  12 10 8 30    Merrimack  8 / 16 0 
 New Hampshire  10 10 19 39    New Hampshire  3 / 6 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-0-0  4/-1   C 24 Rob Ricci  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-1-1  3/+1   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-0-0  0/+1   RW 11 Matt Jones  1-0-1  10/+1
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  3/E   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  0/E   RW 13 Mike Vaskivuo  0-0-0  1/E
LW 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  0/E   C 27 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  1/E   RW 20 Kurtis Astle  0-0-0  0/E
LD 5 Chris Kane  0-0-0  1/-1   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-0-0  2/-1   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  1/E   RD 12 Grant Farrell  0-0-0  1/E   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  0/+1   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  0/+1  
 
New Hampshire Lineup
LW 15 Danny Dries  1-0-1  1/E   C 22 Mike Radja  0-1-1  3/E   RW 39 Matt Fornataro  0-0-0  3/E
LW 11 Jerry Pollastrone  0-0-0  4/+1   C 21 James van Riemsdyk  0-1-1  2/+1   RW 12 Bobby Butler  0-1-1  5/+1
LW 8 Greg Collins  0-0-0  2/-1   C 17 Thomas Fortney  0-0-0  2/-1   RW 14 Mike Sislo  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 9 Peter LeBlanc  0-0-0  3/E   C 23 Phil DeSimone  0-0-0  0/E   RW 20 Paul Thompson  0-0-0  0/E
LD 2 Jamie Fritsch  0-0-0  3/E   RD 19 Brad Flaishans  0-0-0  1/E   G 1 Stuart Fricke  0-0-0  0
LD 7 Joe Charlebois  0-0-0  4/-1   RD 5 Kevin Kapstad  0-0-0  1/-1   G 29 Brian Foster  0-0-0  0
LD 18 Nick Krates  0-0-0  1/+1   RD 4 Craig Switzer  1-1-2  3/+1   G 32 Kevin Regan  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Chris Barton (2-Hooking) UNH 0x1 4:34 
 MER-2 Joe Cucci (2-Interference) UNH 0x2 7:24 
 UNH  1 - 6x6  Craig Switzer (6) (James van Riemsdyk, Bobby Butler) 12:16 
 UNH (+): 4,18,11,21,12,G32   MER (-): 3,23,5,16,24,G33
 MER  1 - 6x6  Matt Jones (15) (Francois Ouimet) 13:58 
 MER (+): 11,14,22,21,26,G33   UNH (-): 8,14,5,17,7,G32
 MER-3 Kurtis Astle (2-Hooking) UNH 0x3 18:38 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 UNH-1 Jamie Fritsch (2-HIGH-STICKING) MER 0x1 2:08 
 UNH-2 Jamie Fritsch (2-Hooking) MER 0x2 7:11 
 MER-4 Grant Farrell (2-Holding) UNH 0x4 17:42 
 MER-5 Fraser Allan (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) UNH 0x5 17:42 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-6 Mike Vaskivuo (2-Roughing) UNH 0x6 4:33 
 MER-7 Pat Kimball (2-Boarding) UNH 0x7 9:22 
 UNH-3 Craig Switzer (2-Slashing) MER 0x3 12:37 
 MER-8 Joe Cucci (2-DELAY OF GAME) UNH 1x8 13:29 
 UNH  2 - 6x5 PP  GW  Danny Dries (10) (Mike Radja, Craig Switzer) 14:54 
 UNH: 15,4,39,9,22,G32   MER: 3,5,11,19,G33
 Timeout - Merrimack 18:57 

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (L, 8-9-1)  9 10 18 37 58:44 2
 EMPTY NET  0 0:19 0
 Andrew Braithwaite  0 0 0 0 0:04 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:53 0
 
 New Hampshire Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Kevin Regan  10 0 0 10 18:36 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:02 0
 Kevin Regan (W, 20-5-1)  1 10 8 19 41:22 0



First Star: Danny Dries (New Hampshire)
Second Star: Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack)
Third Star: Craig Switzer (New Hampshire)

Merrimack (MER) at New Hampshire (UNH)
Date: Friday, February 29, 2008
Conference Game
Attendance: 6501 (Sellout)
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:04 pm  Total Time: 2:04

Scoring by Period - MER 1-0-0=1; UNH 1-0-1=2

1st Period
Scoring - 1, UNH Craig Switzer/6 (James van Riemsdyk/15, Bobby Butler/10) 12:16
2, MER Matt Jones/15 (Francois Ouimet/8) 13:58
Penalties - Chris Barton, MER (Hooking) 4:34; Joe Cucci, MER (Interference) 7:24; Kurtis Astle, MER (Hooking) 18:38

2nd Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Jamie Fritsch, UNH (HIGH-STICKING) 2:08; Jamie Fritsch, UNH (Hooking) 7:11; Grant Farrell, MER (Holding) 17:42; Fraser Allan, MER (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 17:42

3rd Period
Scoring - 3, UNH Danny Dries/10 (Mike Radja/21, Craig Switzer/13) 14:54 (PP) (GW)
Penalties - Mike Vaskivuo, MER (Roughing) 4:33; Pat Kimball, MER (Boarding) 9:22; Craig Switzer, UNH (Slashing) 12:37; Joe Cucci, MER (DELAY OF GAME) 13:29

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (58:48, 39 shots, 37 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (1:12, 0 GA)

New Hampshire Goaltending - Kevin Regan (59:58, 30 shots, 29 saves, 1 GA); Empty Net (0:02, 0 GA)

Win - Kevin Regan, UNH (20-5-1). Loss - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (8-9-1).

Shots On Goal - MER 12-10-8=30; UNH 10-10-19=39

Power Plays - MER 0 of 3; UNH 1 of 8

Penalties - MER 8 (16 min); UNH 3 (6 min)

Three Stars: 1. Danny Dries (New Hampshire) 2. Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack) 3. Craig Switzer (New Hampshire)

Referee: Joe Andrews  Assistant Referees: Jeremy Lovett, Matt Riegert