Saturday, March 1, 2008
New Hampshire (UNH) at Merrimack (MER)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Merrimack 1, New Hampshire 1 - OT
New Records: Merrimack 12-16-4, New Hampshire 22-7-3

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referee: Tom Quinn
Assistant Referees: Bob Bernard, Matt Smith
Attendance: 3000
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:31 pm  Total Time: 2:31



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd OT Final   Power Plays
 New Hampshire  0 0 1 0 1    New Hampshire  0 / 5 (.000) 
 Merrimack  1 0 0 0 1    Merrimack  1 / 5 (.200) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 New Hampshire  9 8 14 5 36    New Hampshire  6 / 12 0 
 Merrimack  19 8 6 2 35    Merrimack  6 / 12 0 



New Hampshire Lineup
LW 15 Danny Dries  0-0-0  0/E   C 22 Mike Radja  0-0-0  6/E   RW 39 Matt Fornataro  0-0-0  4/E
LW 11 Jerry Pollastrone  0-0-0  4/E   C 21 James van Riemsdyk  0-0-0  3/E   RW 12 Bobby Butler  0-0-0  3/E
LW 8 Greg Collins  0-0-0  1/+1   C 17 Thomas Fortney  0-1-1  3/+1   RW 14 Mike Sislo  1-0-1  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  2/+1   RD 19 Brad Flaishans  0-0-0  2/+1   G 29 Brian Foster  0-0-0  0
LD 7 Joe Charlebois  0-0-0  3/E   RD 5 Kevin Kapstad  0-0-0  0/E   G 32 Kevin Regan  0-0-0  0
LD 18 Nick Krates  0-0-0  0/E   RD 4 Craig Switzer  0-0-0  1/E  
 
Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-0-0  3/E   C 24 Rob Ricci  1-0-1  7/E   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-1-1  0/E
LW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-0-0  4/-1   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-1-1  2/-1   RW 11 Matt Jones  0-0-0  6/-1
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  1/E   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  1/E   RW 20 Kurtis Astle  0-0-0  1/E
LW 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  0/E   C 10 Bobby Kramer  0-0-0  0/E   RW 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  2/-1
LD 5 Chris Kane  0-0-0  1/E   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-0-0  3/E   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  1/-1   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/E   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  2/E  



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 UNH-1 Phil DeSimone (2-Boarding) MER 1x1 11:58 
 UNH-2 Greg Collins (2-Cross-Checking) MER 1x2 12:48 
 MER  1 - 6x4 PP  Rob Ricci (12) (J.C. Robitaille, Joe Cucci) 13:56 
 MER: 24,16,14,23,11,G33   UNH: 39,4,7,G29
 UNH-3 Craig Switzer (2-CTH ROUGHING) MER 1x3 19:37 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Joe Loprieno (2-Boarding) UNH 0x1 4:38 
 MER-2 Adam Ross (2-Interference) UNH 0x2 8:56 
 MER-3 Pat Bowen (2-Slashing) UNH 0x3 10:31 
 UNH-4 Phil DeSimone (2-Cross-Checking) MER 1x4 13:47 
 UNH-5 Kevin Kapstad (2-Tripping) MER 1x5 16:32 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-4 Joe Loprieno (2-Interference) UNH 0x4 1:58 
 UNH  1 - 6x6  GT  Mike Sislo (3) (Thomas Fortney) 4:35 
 UNH (+): 14,17,8,2,19,G29   MER (-): 21,14,11,4,2,G33
 UNH-6 Danny Dries (2-Roughing) 14:43 
 MER-5 Joe Loprieno (2-Roughing) 14:43 
 MER-6 Pat Bowen (2-Holding) UNH 0x5 16:28 

 Overtime (5:00) 

 End of Game 



 New Hampshire Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Brian Foster (T, 2-2-2)  18 8 5 0 31 56:25 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:03 0
 Brian Foster  0 0 1 2 3 8:32 0
 
 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite  9 0 0 0 9 19:30 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:07 0
 Andrew Braithwaite (T, 8-9-2)  0 8 13 5 26 45:23 1



First Star: Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack)
Second Star: Brian Foster (New Hampshire)
Third Star: Rob Ricci (Merrimack)

New Hampshire (UNH) at Merrimack (MER)
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2008
Conference Game
Attendance: 3000
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:31 pm  Total Time: 2:31

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

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Rob Ricci/12 (J.C. Robitaille/6, Joe Cucci/6) 13:56 (PP)
Penalties - Phil DeSimone, UNH (Boarding) 11:58; Greg Collins, UNH (Cross-Checking) 12:48; Craig Switzer, UNH (CTH ROUGHING) 19:37

2nd Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Joe Loprieno, MER (Boarding) 4:38; Adam Ross, MER (Interference) 8:56; Pat Bowen, MER (Slashing) 10:31; Phil DeSimone, UNH (Cross-Checking) 13:47; Kevin Kapstad, UNH (Tripping) 16:32

3rd Period
Scoring - 2, UNH Mike Sislo/3 (Thomas Fortney/11) 4:35
Penalties - Joe Loprieno, MER (Interference) 1:58; Danny Dries, UNH (Roughing) 14:43; Joe Loprieno, MER (Roughing) 14:43; Pat Bowen, MER (Holding) 16:28

Overtime
Scoring - None
Penalties - None

New Hampshire Goaltending - Brian Foster (64:57, 35 shots, 34 saves, 1 GA); Empty Net (0:03, 0 GA)

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (64:53, 36 shots, 35 saves, 1 GA); Empty Net (0:07, 0 GA)

Tie - Brian Foster, UNH (2-2-2). Tie - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (8-9-2).

Shots On Goal - UNH 9-8-14-5=36; MER 19-8-6-2=35

Power Plays - UNH 0 of 5; MER 1 of 5

Penalties - UNH 6 (12 min); MER 6 (12 min)

Three Stars: 1. Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack) 2. Brian Foster (New Hampshire) 3. Rob Ricci (Merrimack)

Referee: Tom Quinn  Assistant Referees: Bob Bernard, Matt Smith