Saturday, February 16, 2008
Merrimack (MER) at Vermont (VER)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Vermont 2, Merrimack 1
New Records: Vermont 10-11-7, Merrimack 10-15-3

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referee: Jeff Bunyon
Assistant Referees: Jeremy Lovett, Wayne Silva
Attendance: 4003 (Sellout)
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:15 pm  Total Time: 2:10



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  0 0 1 1    Merrimack  1 / 5 (.200) 
 Vermont  1 1 0 2    Vermont  0 / 2 (.000) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  5 3 12 20    Merrimack  3 / 6 0 
 Vermont  7 7 4 18    Vermont  6 / 12 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-1-1  0/-1   C 24 Rob Ricci  0-1-1  1/-1   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  0/-1
LW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-0-0  2/-1   C 14 Joe Cucci  1-0-1  2/-1   RW 11 Matt Jones  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  1/E   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  2/E   RW 25 Matt Moulakelis  0-0-0  1/E
LW 13 Mike Vaskivuo  0-0-0  1/E   C 27 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  0/E   RW 20 Kurtis Astle  0-0-0  0/E
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  0/E   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  2/E   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 5 Chris Kane  0-0-0  0/E   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-0-0  4/-1   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  0/-2   RD 12 Grant Farrell  0-0-0  2/-1  
 
Vermont Lineup
LW 3 Peter Lenes  0-0-0  0/+1   C 10 Colin Vock  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 8 Dean Strong  1-0-1  2/+1
LW 21 Jack Downing  0-0-0  0/E   C 5 Brayden Irwin  0-0-0  0/E   RW 13 Corey Carlson  0-0-0  3/E
LW 18 Viktor Stålberg  1-0-1  5/+1   C 14 Brian Roloff  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 9 Wahsontiio Stacey  0-0-0  0/+1
LW 20 Reese Wisnowski  0-0-0  1/E   C 25 Jonathan Higgins  0-0-0  1/E   RW 16 Jay Anctil  0-0-0  2/E
LD 4 Patrick Cullity  0-0-0  0/+2   RD 15 Kevan Miller  0-1-1  0/+2   G 1 Jeff Hill  0-0-0  0
LD 22 Josh Burrows  0-0-0  1/E   RD 2 Slavomir Tomko  0-0-0  0/E   G 29 Joe Fallon  0-0-0  0
LD 6 Kyle Medvec  0-0-0  1/E   RD 17 Mark Lutz  0-0-0  0/E   G 31 Mike Spillane  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 VER  1 - 6x6  Dean Strong (5) (Colin Vock) 0:14 
 VER (+): 8,10,3,4,15,G29   MER (-): 16,23,24,2,3,G33
 MER-1 Adam Ross (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 7:33 
 VER-1 Brayden Irwin (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 7:33 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-2 Chris Kane (2-Hooking) VER 0x1 2:35 
 VER-2 BENCH (2-Too Many Players) (Served by Colin Vock) MER 0x1 4:14 
 VER-3 Kevan Miller (2-Obstruction Hooking) MER 0x2 8:18 
 MER-3 Justin Bonitatibus (2-Hooking) VER 0x2 10:49 
 VER  2 - 6x6  GW  Viktor Stålberg (8) (Brian Roloff, Kevan Miller) 19:16 
 VER (+): 18,14,15,9,4,G29   MER (-): 2,11,12,14,21,G33

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 VER-4 Brayden Irwin (2-Tripping) MER 1x3 1:55 
 VER-5 Kevan Miller (2-Hitting from Behind) MER 1x4 2:14 
 MER  1 - 6x4 PP  Joe Cucci (2) (Rob Ricci, Chris Barton) 3:01 
 MER: 14,24,23,16,11,G33   VER: 8,13,17,G29
 VER-6 Slavomir Tomko (2-Holding) MER 1x5 11:43 
 Timeout - Vermont 19:18 
 Timeout - Merrimack 19:41 

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (L, 6-8-1)  6 6 4 16 59:10 2
 EMPTY NET  0 0:50 0
 
 Vermont Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Joe Fallon (W, 8-9-5)  5 3 11 19 60:00 1



First Star: Viktor Stålberg (Vermont)
Second Star: Joe Cucci (Merrimack)
Third Star: Colin Vock (Vermont)

Merrimack (MER) at Vermont (VER)
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2008
Conference Game
Attendance: 4003 (Sellout)
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:15 pm  Total Time: 2:10

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

1st Period
Scoring - 1, VER Dean Strong/5 (Colin Vock/16) 0:14
Penalties - Adam Ross, MER (Hitting after the Whistle) 7:33; Brayden Irwin, VER (Hitting after the Whistle) 7:33

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, VER Viktor Stålberg/8 (Brian Roloff/10, Kevan Miller/4) 19:16 (GW)
Penalties - Chris Kane, MER (Hooking) 2:35; Bench, VER (Too Many Players) 4:14; Kevan Miller, VER (Obstruction Hooking) 8:18; Justin Bonitatibus, MER (Hooking) 10:49

3rd Period
Scoring - 3, MER Joe Cucci/2 (Rob Ricci/21, Chris Barton/12) 3:01 (PP)
Penalties - Brayden Irwin, VER (Tripping) 1:55; Kevan Miller, VER (Hitting from Behind) 2:14; Slavomir Tomko, VER (Holding) 11:43

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (59:10, 18 shots, 16 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (0:50, 0 GA)

Vermont Goaltending - Joe Fallon (60:00, 20 shots, 19 saves, 1 GA)

Win - Joe Fallon, VER (8-9-5). Loss - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (6-8-1).

Shots On Goal - MER 5-3-12=20; VER 7-7-4=18

Power Plays - MER 1 of 5; VER 0 of 2

Penalties - MER 3 (6 min); VER 6 (12 min)

Three Stars: 1. Viktor Stålberg (Vermont) 2. Joe Cucci (Merrimack) 3. Colin Vock (Vermont)

Referee: Jeff Bunyon  Assistant Referees: Jeremy Lovett, Wayne Silva