Saturday, January 16, 2010
Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Boston University 6, Merrimack 4
New Records: Boston University 7-10-3, Merrimack 7-12-0

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Jeff Bunyon, Tim Low
Assistant Referees: Chris Low, Scott Whittemore
Attendance: 5941
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:26 pm  Total Time: 2:21



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  1 2 1 4    Merrimack  1 / 5 (.200) 
 Boston University  2 1 3 6    Boston University  2 / 6 (.333) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  11 15 17 43    Merrimack  10 / 20 0 
 Boston University  6 8 13 27    Boston University  9 / 18 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-0-0  3/E   C 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  1/E   RW 10 Bobby Kramer  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 23 Chris Barton  1-2-3  5/-1   C 24 Stephane Da Costa  1-1-2  5/E   RW 28 Jeff Velleca  0-0-0  0/-2
LW 12 Brandon Brodhag  0-0-0  2/E   C 9 Carter Madsen  1-0-1  4/-1   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  0-0-0  4/E
LW 27 Jesse Todd  0-1-1  3/+1   C 14 Joe Cucci  1-0-1  2/+1   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  3/+1
LD 7 Karl Stollery  0-2-2  2/E   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  2/-4   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 17 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  1/-2   RD 3 Kyle Bigos  0-0-0  3/+2   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  1/E   RD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  1/+1  
 
Boston University Lineup
LW 12 Chris Connolly  1-0-1  3/E   C 13 Nick Bonino  0-4-4  5/+1   RW 27 Vinny Saponari  1-2-3  3/E
LW 11 Zach Cohen  0-0-0  1/E   C 10 Corey Trivino  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 9 Alex Chiasson  0-0-0  1/E
LW 22 Ross Gaudet  1-1-2  2/+2   C 18 Wade Megan  0-2-2  0/+1   RW 6 Joe Pereira  1-1-2  2/+1
LW 19 Justin Courtnall  0-0-0  0/-1   C 26 Luke Popko  0-0-0  0/E   RW 15 Ryan Santana  0-0-0  1/E
LD 21 Sean Escobedo  0-0-0  0/E   RD 3 Kevin Shattenkirk  0-1-1  1/-1   G 31 Kieran Millan  0-0-0  0
LD 25 Colby Cohen  2-0-2  4/E   RD 7 Max Nicastro  0-0-0  0/+2   G 32 Adam Kraus  0-0-0  0
LD 5 David Warsofsky  0-1-1  2/+1   RD 2 Eric Gryba  0-0-0  1/E   G 35 Grant Rollheiser  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 BU  1 - 6x6  Ross Gaudet (5) (Joe Pereira, Wade Megan) 2:25 
 BU (+): 22,6,25,7,18,G35   MER (-): 23,28,9,4,17,G33
 MER-1 Bobby Kramer (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 5:33 
 BU-1 Colby Cohen (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 5:33 
 BU-2 Eric Gryba (2-Hitting from Behind) MER 0x1 6:47 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Carter Madsen (1) (unassisted) 12:56 
 MER (+): 9,2,11,12,3,G33   BU (-): 18,19,25,2,6,G35
 MER-2 Bobby Kramer (2-Boarding) BU 1x1 14:09 
 BU  2 - 6x5 PP  Colby Cohen (6) (Vinny Saponari, Nick Bonino) 15:42 
 BU: 25,27,13,12,3,G35   MER: 9,4,11,26,G33
 MER-3 Joe Cucci (2-Hooking) BU 1x2 16:14 
 BU-3 Sean Escobedo (2-Interference) MER 0x2 18:28 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER  2 - 6x6  Stephane Da Costa (11) (Chris Barton, Karl Stollery) 0:32 
 MER (+): 24,23,7,14,26,G33   BU (-): 10,12,27,3,25,G35
 MER-4 Adam Ross (2-Tripping) BU 2x3 6:57 
 MER-5 Pat Bowen (2-Boarding) BU 2x4 7:04 
 BU  3 - 6x4 PP  Colby Cohen (7) (Kevin Shattenkirk, Nick Bonino) 7:38 
 BU: 25,3,13,12,27,G35   MER: 2,23,7,G33
 MER-6 Kyle Bigos (2-Roughing) 8:11 
 BU-4 Alex Chiasson (2-Roughing) 8:11 
 MER-7 Ryan Flanigan (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:10 
 BU-5 Colby Cohen (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:10 
 BU-6 Wade Megan (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) MER 1x3 9:47 
 MER  3 - 5x4 PP  Joe Cucci (3) (Chris Barton, Karl Stollery) 10:59 
 MER: 14,23,7,24,G33   BU: 13,2,3,G35
 BU-7 Vinny Saponari (2-Holding) MER 1x4 11:41 
 MER-8 Ryan Flanigan (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) BU 2x5 14:18 
 MER-9 John Jamieson (2-Hooking) BU 2x6 16:53 
 MER-10 Fraser Allan (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 18:04 
 BU-8 Colby Cohen (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 18:04 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 BU-9 Eric Gryba (2-Holding) MER 1x5 6:12 
 BU  4 - 6x6  Joe Pereira (5) (Ross Gaudet, Wade Megan) 11:53 
 BU (+): 6,22,18,7,25,G35   MER (-): 9,26,4,10,12,G33
 BU  5 - 6x6  GW  Chris Connolly (6) (Nick Bonino, Vinny Saponari) 16:12 
 BU (+): 12,13,27,21,3,G35   MER (-): 28,23,4,7,24,G33
 MER  4 - 6x6  EA  Chris Barton (10) (Stephane Da Costa, Jesse Todd) 18:46 
 MER (+): 23,27,3,24,16,7   BU (-): 12,3,27,21,13,G35
 Timeout - Merrimack 18:46 
 Timeout - Boston University 19:47.6 
 BU  6 - 6x6  EN  Vinny Saponari (4) (Nick Bonino, David Warsofsky) 19:56 
 BU (+): 27,13,5,2,12,G35   MER (-): 4,24,23,7,11,17

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (L, 4-4-0)  4 7 10 21 58:38 5
 EMPTY NET  0 0:08 0
 Andrew Braithwaite  0 0 0 0 0:33 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:41 1
 
 Boston University Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Grant Rollheiser  8 0 0 8 14:03 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:06 0
 Grant Rollheiser (W, 2-0-3)  2 13 16 31 45:51 3



First Star: Colby Cohen (Boston University)
Second Star: Joe Pereira (Boston University)
Third Star: Chris Barton (Merrimack)

Recap

Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Date: Saturday, January 16, 2010
Conference Game
Attendance: 5941
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:26 pm  Total Time: 2:21

Scoring by Period - MER 1-2-1=4; BU 2-1-3=6

1st Period
Scoring - 1, BU Ross Gaudet/5 (Joe Pereira/8, Wade Megan/5) 2:25
2, MER Carter Madsen/1 12:56
3, BU Colby Cohen/6 (Vinny Saponari/10, Nick Bonino/8) 15:42 (PP)
Penalties - Bobby Kramer, MER (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 5:33; Colby Cohen, BU (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 5:33; Eric Gryba, BU (Hitting from Behind) 6:47; Bobby Kramer, MER (Boarding) 14:09; Joe Cucci, MER (Hooking) 16:14; Sean Escobedo, BU (Interference) 18:28

2nd Period
Scoring - 4, MER Stephane Da Costa/11 (Chris Barton/9, Karl Stollery/7) 0:32
5, BU Colby Cohen/7 (Kevin Shattenkirk/15, Nick Bonino/9) 7:38 (PP)
6, MER Joe Cucci/3 (Chris Barton/10, Karl Stollery/8) 10:59 (PP)
Penalties - Adam Ross, MER (Tripping) 6:57; Pat Bowen, MER (Boarding) 7:04; Kyle Bigos, MER (Roughing) 8:11; Alex Chiasson, BU (Roughing) 8:11; Ryan Flanigan, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:10; Colby Cohen, BU (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:10; Wade Megan, BU (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:47; Vinny Saponari, BU (Holding) 11:41; Ryan Flanigan, MER (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 14:18; John Jamieson, MER (Hooking) 16:53; Fraser Allan, MER (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 18:04; Colby Cohen, BU (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 18:04

3rd Period
Scoring - 7, BU Joe Pereira/5 (Ross Gaudet/1, Wade Megan/6) 11:53
8, BU Chris Connolly/6 (Nick Bonino/10, Vinny Saponari/11) 16:12 (GW)
9, MER Chris Barton/10 (Stephane Da Costa/12, Jesse Todd/7) 18:46 (EA)
10, BU Vinny Saponari/4 (Nick Bonino/11, David Warsofsky/5) 19:56 (EN)
Penalties - Eric Gryba, BU (Holding) 6:12

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (59:11, 26 shots, 21 saves, 5 GA); Empty Net (0:49, 1 GA)

Boston University Goaltending - Grant Rollheiser (59:54, 43 shots, 39 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (0:06, 0 GA)

Win - Grant Rollheiser, BU (2-0-3). Loss - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (4-4-0).

Shots On Goal - MER 11-15-17=43; BU 6-8-13=27

Power Plays - MER 1 of 5; BU 2 of 6

Penalties - MER 10 (20 min); BU 9 (18 min)

Three Stars: 1. Colby Cohen (Boston University) 2. Joe Pereira (Boston University) 3. Chris Barton (Merrimack)

Referees: Jeff Bunyon, Tim Low  Assistant Referees: Chris Low, Scott Whittemore