Saturday, November 14, 2009
Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Hockey East Conference Game

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

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Bob Ritchie, Matt Smith
Assistant Referees: Matt Riegert, Marc Sullivan
Attendance: 5382
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:23 pm  Total Time: 2:23



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  0 2 2 4    Merrimack  3 / 8 (.375) 
 Boston University  4 1 1 6    Boston University  1 / 6 (.167) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  6 9 14 29    Merrimack  8 / 16 0 
 Boston University  17 8 9 34    Boston University  10 / 20 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 28 Jeff Velleca  0-0-0  1/E   C 24 Stephane Da Costa  1-2-3  4/-1   RW 12 Brandon Brodhag  1-0-1  1/E
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-1-1  4/-3   C 27 Jesse Todd  0-1-1  3/-3   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  0/-3
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-0-0  3/E   C 14 Joe Cucci  1-1-2  2/E   RW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  0/-1   C 25 Matt Moulakelis  0-0-0  0/E   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  1-0-1  1/E
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  2/-1   RD 3 Kyle Bigos  0-1-1  1/-1   G 29 Nick Drew  0-0-0  0
LD 5 Simon Demers  0-0-0  2/-3   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  1/-4   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-1-1  2/E   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-1-1  0/E   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
 
Boston University Lineup
LW 12 Chris Connolly  2-1-3  4/+3   C 13 Nick Bonino  0-2-2  4/+2   RW 6 Joe Pereira  0-2-2  2/+3
LW 11 Zach Cohen  0-0-0  3/-1   C 10 Corey Trivino  0-0-0  2/E   RW 27 Vinny Saponari  0-0-0  5/-1
LW 19 Justin Courtnall  0-0-0  0/E   C 18 Wade Megan  0-0-0  1/E   RW 15 Ryan Santana  0-1-1  0/+1
LW 22 Ross Gaudet  1-0-1  3/+2   C 26 Luke Popko  0-1-1  1/+2   RW 17 Victor Saponari  0-1-1  1/+1
LD 25 Colby Cohen  1-0-1  1/+2   RD 3 Kevin Shattenkirk  1-1-2  3/+3   G 31 Kieran Millan  0-0-0  0
LD 8 Ben Rosen  0-0-0  2/+1   RD 2 Eric Gryba  0-1-1  0/+2   G 32 Adam Kraus  0-0-0  0
LD 21 Sean Escobedo  0-0-0  0/E   RD 7 Max Nicastro  1-0-1  2/E   G 35 Grant Rollheiser  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 BU  1 - 6x6  Kevin Shattenkirk (2) (Chris Connolly, Joe Pereira) 0:44 
 BU (+): 3,12,6,10,25,G35   MER (-): 5,4,16,23,27,G33
 BU  2 - 6x6  Ross Gaudet (1) (Eric Gryba, Ryan Santana) 2:47 
 BU (+): 22,3,2,26,15,G35   MER (-): 11,15,26,4,25,G33
 MER-1 Pat Bowen (2-Slashing) BU 0x1 8:59 
 MER-2 Kyle Bigos (2-CHECKING) BU 0x2 10:30 
 BU  3 - 6x6  Chris Connolly (2) (Nick Bonino) 14:48 
 BU (+): 12,13,8,2,6,G35   MER (-): 16,23,5,4,27,G33
 BU  4 - 6x6  Max Nicastro (1) (Luke Popko, Victor Saponari) 17:51 
 BU (+): 7,17,21,22,26,G35   MER (-): 16,21,22,23,2,G33
 BU-1 Ben Rosen (2-Slashing) MER 0x1 18:34 
 BU-2 Eric Gryba (2-Tripping) MER 0x2 19:23 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-3 Elliott Sheen (2-Tripping) BU 0x3 2:14 
 BU-3 Nick Bonino (2-Tripping) MER 0x3 3:02 
 BU-4 Justin Courtnall (2-Elbowing) MER 1x4 6:22 
 MER  1 - 6x5 PP  Brandon Brodhag (5) (Stephane Da Costa, Joe Cucci) 7:53 
 MER: 12,14,5,24,4,G35   BU: 3,13,12,21,G35
 MER-4 Kyle Bigos (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 11:33 
 BU-5 Eric Gryba (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 11:33 
 BU-6 Kevin Shattenkirk (2-Slashing) MER 2x5 12:52 
 MER  2 - 6x5 PP  Stephane Da Costa (8) (Kyle Bigos, Jesse Todd) 14:13 
 MER: 24,4,27,3,23,G35   BU: 7,25,26,27,G35
 MER-5 Kyle Bigos (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) BU 1x4 16:22 
 MER-6 Pat Bowen (2-CHECKING) (Served by Jeff Velleca) BU 1x5 17:26 
 BU  5 - 6x4 PP  GW  Colby Cohen (3) (Nick Bonino, Kevin Shattenkirk) 17:52 
 BU: 25,13,3,27,12,G35   MER: 2,23,26,G35

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER  3 - 6x6  Elliott Sheen (4) (Adam Ross, Brandon Sadlowski) 4:35 
 MER (+): 11,22,25,23,26,G35   BU (-): 7,10,11,21,27,G35
 MER-7 Joe Cucci (2-Slashing) 5:41 
 BU-7 Eric Gryba (2-CHECKING) 5:41 
 BU-8 Sean Escobedo (2-Interference) MER 3x6 7:30 
 BU-9 Max Nicastro (2-Roughing) MER 3x7 7:30 
 MER  4 - 6x4 PP  Joe Cucci (1) (Chris Barton, Stephane Da Costa) 8:20 
 MER: 14,23,24,4,27,G35   BU: 3,25,26,G35
 BU-10 Eric Gryba (2-Hooking) MER 3x8 9:09 
 MER-8 Matt Moulakelis (2-CHECKING) BU 1x6 11:43 
 BU  6 - 6x6  EN  Chris Connolly (3) (Joe Pereira) 19:53 
 BU (+): 12,6,3,13,25,G35   MER (-): 27,24,5,3,23,4

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite  13 0 0 13 20:00 4
 Joe Cannata  0 4 0 4 12:39 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:13 0
 Joe Cannata (L, 3-3-0)  0 3 8 11 25:50 1
 EMPTY NET  0 1:11 1
 Joe Cannata  0 0 0 0 0:07 0
 
 Boston University Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Grant Rollheiser  6 7 0 13 37:21 2
 EMPTY NET  0 0:05 0
 Grant Rollheiser (W, 1-0-0)  0 0 12 12 22:34 2



First Star: Kevin Shattenkirk (Boston University)
Second Star: Stephane Da Costa (Merrimack)
Third Star: Chris Connolly (Boston University)

Recap

Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2009
Conference Game
Attendance: 5382
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:23 pm  Total Time: 2:23

Scoring by Period - MER 0-2-2=4; BU 4-1-1=6

1st Period
Scoring - 1, BU Kevin Shattenkirk/2 (Chris Connolly/4, Joe Pereira/2) 0:44
2, BU Ross Gaudet/1 (Eric Gryba/2, Ryan Santana/1) 2:47
3, BU Chris Connolly/2 (Nick Bonino/1) 14:48
4, BU Max Nicastro/1 (Luke Popko/1, Victor Saponari/1) 17:51
Penalties - Pat Bowen, MER (Slashing) 8:59; Kyle Bigos, MER (CHECKING) 10:30; Ben Rosen, BU (Slashing) 18:34; Eric Gryba, BU (Tripping) 19:23

2nd Period
Scoring - 5, MER Brandon Brodhag/5 (Stephane Da Costa/5, Joe Cucci/10) 7:53 (PP)
6, MER Stephane Da Costa/8 (Kyle Bigos/3, Jesse Todd/4) 14:13 (PP)
7, BU Colby Cohen/3 (Nick Bonino/2, Kevin Shattenkirk/7) 17:52 (PP) (GW)
Penalties - Elliott Sheen, MER (Tripping) 2:14; Nick Bonino, BU (Tripping) 3:02; Justin Courtnall, BU (Elbowing) 6:22; Kyle Bigos, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 11:33; Eric Gryba, BU (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 11:33; Kevin Shattenkirk, BU (Slashing) 12:52; Kyle Bigos, MER (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 16:22; Pat Bowen, MER (CHECKING) 17:26

3rd Period
Scoring - 8, MER Elliott Sheen/4 (Adam Ross/3, Brandon Sadlowski/3) 4:35
9, MER Joe Cucci/1 (Chris Barton/5, Stephane Da Costa/6) 8:20 (PP)
10, BU Chris Connolly/3 (Joe Pereira/3) 19:53 (EN)
Penalties - Joe Cucci, MER (Slashing) 5:41; Eric Gryba, BU (CHECKING) 5:41; Sean Escobedo, BU (Interference) 7:30; Max Nicastro, BU (Roughing) 7:30; Eric Gryba, BU (Hooking) 9:09; Matt Moulakelis, MER (CHECKING) 11:43

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (20:00, 17 shots, 13 saves, 4 GA); Joe Cannata (38:36, 16 shots, 15 saves, 1 GA); Empty Net (1:24, 1 GA)

Boston University Goaltending - Grant Rollheiser (59:55, 29 shots, 25 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (0:05, 0 GA)

Win - Grant Rollheiser, BU (1-0-0). Loss - Joe Cannata, MER (3-3-0).

Shots On Goal - MER 6-9-14=29; BU 17-8-9=34

Power Plays - MER 3 of 8; BU 1 of 6

Penalties - MER 8 (16 min); BU 10 (20 min)

Three Stars: 1. Kevin Shattenkirk (Boston University) 2. Stephane Da Costa (Merrimack) 3. Chris Connolly (Boston University)

Referees: Bob Ritchie, Matt Smith  Assistant Referees: Matt Riegert, Marc Sullivan