Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Merrimack (MER) at Connecticut (CON)
Non-Conference Game
UConn Hockey Classic Third Place (Storrs, CT)

Final Score: Merrimack 5, Connecticut 2
New Records: Merrimack 5-9-3, Connecticut 4-12-1

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Mike Taddeo, Tom Quinn
Assistant Referees: Ted Bourgeois, Todd Stirling
Attendance: 856
Start Time: 4:00 pm  End Time: 6:06 pm  Total Time: 2:06



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  2 1 2 5    Merrimack  0 / 6 (.000) 
 Connecticut  0 1 1 2    Connecticut  2 / 4 (.500) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  13 7 6 26    Merrimack  5 / 10 1 
 Connecticut  3 7 15 25    Connecticut  7 / 14 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-1-1  2/+1   C 24 Rob Ricci  1-2-3  4/+3   RW 27 Jesse Todd  1-0-1  3/+1
LW 28 Jeff Velleca  0-0-0  2/+1   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-1-1  0/+1   RW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-2-2  0/+2
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  1/E   C 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  0/E   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  0-0-0  2/E
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-1-1  3/+1   C 8 Carter Madsen  1-0-1  1/+1   RW 10 Bobby Kramer  0-2-2  1/+2
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  1/+2   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  1-0-1  1/+2   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  1-1-2  1/+3   RD 12 Grant Farrell  0-0-0  0/+3   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
LD 7 Karl Stollery  0-0-0  2/E   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  2/E  
 
Connecticut Lineup
LW 20 Marcello Ranallo  0-0-0  2   C 21 Jason Krispel  0-1-1  0   RW 7 Michael Coppola  0-0-0  3
LW 5 Brendan Olinyk  0-0-0  1   C 6 B.J. Bayers  0-0-0  1   RW 18 Chris Spicer  0-0-0  1
LW 23 Andrew Olson  0-1-1  5   C 9 Justin Hernandez  2-0-2  3   RW 10 Daniel Naurato  0-0-0  0
LW 16 Pat McAuley  0-0-0  3   C 27 Jeff Sapieha  0-0-0  0   RW 22 Nick Schneider  0-0-0  3
LD 14 Brian Reagan  0-0-0  0   RD 8 Matt Miller  0-0-0  1   G 1 Beau Erickson  0-0-0  0
LD 12 Bobby Reiners  0-0-0  1   RD 15 Sean Erickson  0-1-1  0   G 31 Jon Glant  0-0-0  0
LD 3 Jordan Behler  0-0-0  0   RD 28 Brad Cooper  0-0-0  1   G 35 Brad McInnis  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Fraser Allan (2) (Joe Cucci, Francois Ouimet) 8:14 
 MER (+): 2,14,12,21,28,G35   CON (-): 10,9,23,15,12,G1
 MER-1 John Jamieson (2-Hooking) CON 0x1 8:30 
 CON-1 Jason Krispel (2-Tripping) MER 0x1 8:36 
 MER  2 - 5x5  Rob Ricci (6) (Fraser Allan, Francois Ouimet) 9:58 
 MER (+): 24,2,21,12,G35   CON (-): 27,22,3,28,G1
 CON-2 Chris Spicer (2-Tripping) MER 0x2 11:38 
 CON-3 Sean Erickson (2-Holding) MER 0x3 17:28 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-2 Ryan Flanigan (2-Interference) CON 0x2 1:41 
 MER  3 - 5x6 SH  GW  Joe Loprieno (2) (Rob Ricci, Bobby Kramer) 2:12 
 MER (+): 3,24,10,26,G35
 MER-3 John Jamieson (2-CTH HIGH-STICKING) CON 1x3 9:39 
 CON  1 - 6x5 PP  Justin Hernandez (3) (Jason Krispel) 11:01 
 CON: 9,15,23,21,14,G1   MER: 26,23,2,21,G35
 CON-4 Pat McAuley (2-Cross-Checking) MER 0x4 11:46 
 CON-5 Pat McAuley (2-O-TRIPPING) MER 0x5 14:51 
 MER-4 Pat Kimball (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:29 
 CON-6 Brian Reagan (2-Tripping) 16:29 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 CON-7 Jason Krispel (2-Hooking) MER 0x6 9:28 
 MER-5 John Jamieson (2-Tripping) CON 2x4 14:26 
 CON  2 - 6x5 PP  Justin Hernandez (4) (Sean Erickson, Andrew Olson) 15:36 
 CON: 9,15,14,21,23,G1   MER: 26,3,23,10,G35
 Timeout - Merrimack 19:11.2 
 MER  4 - 6x6  EN  Jesse Todd (3) (Chris Barton, Rob Ricci) 19:31 
 MER (+): 27,23,24,26,3,G35   CON (-): 8,9,21,22,23,15
 MER  5 - 6x6  Carter Madsen (1) (Bobby Kramer, Ryan Flanigan) 19:56 
 MER (+): 8,10,20,2,12,G35   CON (-): 18,9,6,14,5,G1

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Joe Cannata (W, 3-2-3)  3 6 14 23 60:00 2
 
 Connecticut Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Beau Erickson (L, 3-11-1)  11 6 4 21 58:28 3
 EMPTY NET  0 1:03 1
 Beau Erickson  0 0 0 0 0:29 1

Recap

Merrimack (MER) at Connecticut (CON)
Date: Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Non-Conference Game
UConn Hockey Classic Third Place (Storrs, CT)
Attendance: 856
Start Time: 4:00 pm  End Time: 6:06 pm  Total Time: 2:06

Scoring by Period - MER 2-1-2=5; CON 0-1-1=2

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Fraser Allan/2 (Joe Cucci/7, Francois Ouimet/6) 8:14
2, MER Rob Ricci/6 (Fraser Allan/6, Francois Ouimet/7) 9:58
Penalties - John Jamieson, MER (Hooking) 8:30; Jason Krispel, CON (Tripping) 8:36; Chris Spicer, CON (Tripping) 11:38; Sean Erickson, CON (Holding) 17:28

2nd Period
Scoring - 3, MER Joe Loprieno/2 (Rob Ricci/3, Bobby Kramer/2) 2:12 (SH) (GW)
4, CON Justin Hernandez/3 (Jason Krispel/12) 11:01 (PP)
Penalties - Ryan Flanigan, MER (Interference) 1:41; John Jamieson, MER (CTH HIGH-STICKING) 9:39; Pat McAuley, CON (Cross-Checking) 11:46; Pat McAuley, CON (O-TRIPPING) 14:51; Pat Kimball, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:29; Brian Reagan, CON (Tripping) 16:29

3rd Period
Scoring - 5, CON Justin Hernandez/4 (Sean Erickson/5, Andrew Olson/4) 15:36 (PP)
6, MER Jesse Todd/3 (Chris Barton/9, Rob Ricci/4) 19:31 (EN)
7, MER Carter Madsen/1 (Bobby Kramer/3, Ryan Flanigan/3) 19:56
Penalties - Jason Krispel, CON (Hooking) 9:28; John Jamieson, MER (Tripping) 14:26

Merrimack Goaltending - Joe Cannata (60:00, 25 shots, 23 saves, 2 GA)

Connecticut Goaltending - Beau Erickson (58:57, 25 shots, 21 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (1:03, 1 GA)

Win - Joe Cannata, MER (3-2-3). Loss - Beau Erickson, CON (3-11-1).

Shots On Goal - MER 13-7-6=26; CON 3-7-15=25

Power Plays - MER 0 of 6; CON 2 of 4

Penalties - MER 5 (10 min); CON 7 (14 min)

Referees: Mike Taddeo, Tom Quinn  Assistant Referees: Ted Bourgeois, Todd Stirling