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2008-2009 Hockey East Association
Merrimack (MER) at Providence (PRV)
Date: Saturday, January 31, 2009
Conference Game
Attendance: 1375
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:11 pm  Total Time: 2:11

Scoring by Period - MER 0-3-0=3; PRV 2-2-1=5

1st Period
Scoring - 1, PRV Mark Fayne/3 (Pierce Norton/9, Nick Mazzolini/4) 5:23 (PP)
2, PRV John Cavanagh/8 (Matt Germain/8, Daniel New/3) 9:48
Penalties - Brandon Sadlowski, MER (Interference) 5:08; Joe Cucci, MER (Cross-Checking) 7:48; Mark Fayne, PRV (Cross-Checking) 10:16

2nd Period
Scoring - 3, PRV John Cavanagh/9 (Robert Maloney/1, Ben Farrer/3) 4:13
4, PRV Nick Mazzolini/4 (Matt Bergland/14, Pierce Norton/10) 14:16 (PP) (GW)
5, MER Francois Ouimet/4 (Chris Barton/10, Pat Bowen/4) 15:17
6, MER Rob Ricci/8 (Jesse Todd/8, Ryan Flanigan/5) 17:27
7, MER Jesse Todd/5 19:56 (PP)
Penalties - Matt Germain, PRV (Tripping) 6:45; Justin Bonitatibus, MER (Interference) 12:41; Ryan Flanigan, MER (UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT ATW) 19:26; Austin Mayer, PRV (UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT ATW) 19:26; Matt Bergland, PRV (Roughing) 19:52

3rd Period
Scoring - 8, PRV Nick Mazzolini/5 17:28
Penalties - Pat Bowen, MER (High-Sticking) 6:28; Jesse Todd, MER (Tripping) 19:21; Pat Bowen, MER (CTH ROUGHING) 19:46; Adam Ross, MER (Roughing) 19:46; Matt Bergland, PRV (Roughing) 19:46

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (24:16, 17 shots, 14 saves, 3 GA); Joe Cannata (34:28, 17 shots, 15 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (1:16, 0 GA)

Providence Goaltending - Alex Beaudry (60:00, 24 shots, 21 saves, 3 GA)

Win - Alex Beaudry, PRV (4-2-2). Loss - Joe Cannata, MER (3-7-3).

Shots On Goal - MER 7-12-5=24; PRV 13-13-8=34

Power Plays - MER 1 of 3; PRV 2 of 6

Penalties - MER 8 (16 min); PRV 5 (10 min)

Three Stars: 1. Nick Mazzolini (Providence) 2. John Cavanagh (Providence) 3. Jesse Todd (Merrimack)

Referees: Tom Cronin, Chris Federico  Assistant Referees: Bob Bernard, Chris Aughe


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