Saturday, March 4, 2006
Merrimack (MER) at Providence (PRV)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Merrimack 4, Providence 3 - OT
New Records: Merrimack 6-23-5, Providence 17-14-3

Referee: John Gravallese
Assistant Referees: Frank Keough, Kevin Shea
Attendance: 2267
Start Time: 6:35 pm  End Time: 8:45 pm  Total Time: 2:10



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd OT Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  1 0 2 1 4    Merrimack  1 / 5 (.200) 
 Providence  0 0 3 0 3    Providence  0 / 5 (.000) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  6 2 10 1 19    Merrimack  7 / 14 0 
 Providence  12 9 17 0 38    Providence  7 / 14 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 8 Mickey Rego  1-0-1  1/+2   C 18 Brent Gough  0-3-3  0/+3   RW 10 Rob Ricci  1-2-3  1/+2
LW 21 Justin Mills  0-0-0  0/-1   C 11 Jeff Royston  0-0-0  0/-1   RW 7 Matt Byrnes  1-1-2  3/E
LW 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  1/-2   C 6 John Goebel  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 17 Chris Nugent  0-0-0  1/-1
  C 20 Mike Alexiou  0-0-0  0/E  
LD 4 Bryan Schmidt  1-2-3  4/+2   RD 24 Scott Drewicki  0-0-0  4/+1   G 1 Frank McLaughlin  0-0-0  0
LD 3 Rob LaLonde  0-0-0  2/+1   RD 14 Brian Boulay  0-0-0  0/-2   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Ryan Sullivan  0-0-0  1/-2   RD 5 Chris Kane  0-0-0  0/E   G 35 Jim Healey  0-0-0  0
 
Providence Lineup
LW 19 Torry Gajda  0-0-0  3/-1   C 20 Chase Watson  0-1-1  1/E   RW 14 Jamie Carroll  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 8 Kyle Laughlin  2-0-2  4/+1   C 26 Tony Zancanaro  0-0-0  2/-2   RW 18 Colin McDonald  0-1-1  7/E
LW 11 Bryan Horan  0-0-0  0/E   C 16 Nick Mazzolini  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 21 Jon Rheault  1-0-1  7/+1
LW 10 Dylan Cox  0-1-1  0/+1   C 28 Brad Cooper  0-0-0  0/E   RW 25 Pierce Norton  0-0-0  0/E
LD 6 Cody Wild  0-0-0  4/-2   RD 7 Dinos Stamoulis  0-0-0  1/-2   G 30 Stephen Ritter  0-0-0  0
LD 24 Matt Taormina  0-1-1  2/+2   RD 3 Austin Miller  0-0-0  1/+1   G 35 Tyler Sims  0-1-1  0
LD 17 Trevor Ludwig  0-0-0  0/E   RD 5 Marc Bastarache  0-0-0  3/+1  



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Mickey Rego (1) (Brent Gough, Rob Ricci) 0:44 
 MER (+): 8,10,18,24,4,G29   PRV (-): 19,20,14,7,6,G35
 MER-1 Derek Pallardy (2-Slashing) PRV 0x1 5:47 
 PRV-1 Jamie Carroll (2-Hitting from behind) MER 0x1 7:12 
 MER-2 Rob LaLonde (2-RC) 12:28 
 PRV-2 Torry Gajda (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 12:28 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 PRV-3 Nick Mazzolini (2-Roughing) MER 0x2 5:05 
 MER-3 Rob LaLonde (2-Contact to Head - Cross Check) 7:33 
 PRV-4 Nick Mazzolini (2-RC) 7:33 
 MER-4 Brian Boulay (2-Hooking) PRV 0x2 10:43 
 MER-5 BENCH (2-Too Many Players) (Served by Jeff Royston) PRV 0x3 12:50 
 PRV-5 Kyle Laughlin (2-Tripping) MER 0x3 13:57 
 MER-6 Derek Pallardy (2-Holding) PRV 0x4 17:42 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-7 Brian Boulay (2-Slashing) PRV 0x5 3:57 
 PRV  1 - 6x6  Kyle Laughlin (8) (Colin McDonald, Chase Watson) 7:54 
 PRV (+): 8,18,20,6,5,G35   MER (-): 7,21,14,26,11,G29
 PRV  2 - 6x6  Jon Rheault (16) (Nick Mazzolini, Dylan Cox) 9:27 
 PRV (+): 21,16,10,24,3,G35   MER (-): 17,6,14,19,26,G29
 PRV-6 Dinos Stamoulis (2-Interference) MER 0x4 10:02 
 PRV  3 - 6x6  Kyle Laughlin (9) (Matt Taormina, Tyler Sims) 12:58 
 PRV (+): 8,24,21,18,7,G35   MER (-): 10,19,24,4,8,G29
 PRV-7 BENCH (2-Too Many Players) (Served by Dylan Cox) MER 1x5 15:51 
 MER  2 - 6x5 PP  Matt Byrnes (3) (Bryan Schmidt, Rob Ricci) 17:47 
 MER: 7,10,4,18,24,G29   PRV: 21,18,24,7,G35
 MER  3 - 6x6  EA  Bryan Schmidt (6) (Matt Byrnes, Brent Gough) 19:44 
 MER (+): 4,7,18,10,24,8   PRV (-): 26,21,18,7,6,G35

 Overtime (0:34) 
 MER  4 - 6x6  GW LL  Rob Ricci (10) (Brent Gough, Bryan Schmidt) 0:34 
 MER (+): 10,18,4,3,8,G29   PRV (-): 26,7,18,8,6,G35

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Patrick Watson  12 9 14 0 35 59:08 3
 EMPTY NET  0 0:36 0
 Patrick Watson (W, 2-7-3)  0 0 0 0 0 0:50 0
 
 Providence Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Tyler Sims (L, 17-12-2)  5 2 8 0 15 60:34 4



First Star: Rob Ricci (Merrimack)
Second Star: Kyle Laughlin (Providence)
Third Star: Patrick Watson (Merrimack)

Merrimack (MER) at Providence (PRV)
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2006
Conference Game
Attendance: 2267
Start Time: 6:35 pm  End Time: 8:45 pm  Total Time: 2:10

Scoring by Period - MER 1-0-2-1=4; PRV 0-0-3-0=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Mickey Rego/1 (Brent Gough/10, Rob Ricci/15) 0:44
Penalties - Derek Pallardy, MER (Slashing) 5:47; Jamie Carroll, PRV (Hitting from behind) 7:12; Rob LaLonde, MER (RC) 12:28; Torry Gajda, PRV (Hitting after the Whistle) 12:28

2nd Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Nick Mazzolini, PRV (Roughing) 5:05; Rob LaLonde, MER (Contact to Head - Cross Check) 7:33; Nick Mazzolini, PRV (RC) 7:33; Brian Boulay, MER (Hooking) 10:43; Bench, MER (Too Many Players) 12:50; Kyle Laughlin, PRV (Tripping) 13:57; Derek Pallardy, MER (Holding) 17:42

3rd Period
Scoring - 2, PRV Kyle Laughlin/8 (Colin McDonald/19, Chase Watson/27) 7:54
3, PRV Jon Rheault/16 (Nick Mazzolini/7, Dylan Cox/1) 9:27
4, PRV Kyle Laughlin/9 (Matt Taormina/10, Tyler Sims/1) 12:58
5, MER Matt Byrnes/3 (Bryan Schmidt/9, Rob Ricci/16) 17:47 (PP)
6, MER Bryan Schmidt/6 (Matt Byrnes/4, Brent Gough/11) 19:44 (EA)
Penalties - Brian Boulay, MER (Slashing) 3:57; Dinos Stamoulis, PRV (Interference) 10:02; Bench, PRV (Too Many Players) 15:51

Overtime
Scoring - 7, MER Rob Ricci/10 (Brent Gough/12, Bryan Schmidt/10) 0:34 (GW)
Penalties - None

Merrimack Goaltending - Patrick Watson (59:58, 38 shots, 35 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (0:36, 0 GA)

Providence Goaltending - Tyler Sims (60:34, 19 shots, 15 saves, 4 GA)

Win - Patrick Watson, MER (2-7-3). Loss - Tyler Sims, PRV (17-12-2).

Shots On Goal - MER 6-2-10-1=19; PRV 12-9-17-0=38

Power Plays - MER 1 of 5; PRV 0 of 5

Penalties - MER 7 (14 min); PRV 7 (14 min)

Three Stars: 1. Rob Ricci (Merrimack) 2. Kyle Laughlin (Providence) 3. Patrick Watson (Merrimack)

Referee: John Gravallese  Assistant Referees: Frank Keough, Kevin Shea