Saturday, December 10, 2005
Merrimack (MER) at Wayne State (WSU)
Non-Conference Game

Final Score: Wayne State 6, Merrimack 5 - OT
New Records: Wayne State 3-9-2, Merrimack 4-10-2

Referee: Brett Klosowski
Assistant Referees: Eric Oleksa, T.J. Likens
Attendance: 580
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:50 pm  Total Time: 2:45



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd OT Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  1 0 4 0 5    Merrimack  2 / 9 (.222) 
 Wayne State  2 3 0 1 6    Wayne State  4 / 11 (.364) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  4 7 19 4 34    Merrimack  16 / 43 0 
 Wayne State  9 12 6 2 29    Wayne State  14 / 28 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 11 Jeff Royston  0-0-0  1/E   C 20 Mike Alexiou  0-1-1  0/E   RW 7 Matt Byrnes  0-1-1  1/+1
LW 18 Brent Gough  0-0-0  1/+1   C 10 Rob Ricci  0-1-1  3/-2   RW 27 Matt Johnson  2-0-2  8/-2
LW 21 Justin Mills  0-1-1  0/+1   C 8 Mickey Rego  0-0-0  0/-1   RW 6 John Goebel  2-1-3  6/+2
LW 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  1/+1   C 22 Nick Pomponio  0-0-0  0/E   RW 14 Brian Boulay  0-1-1  0/+1
LD 25 Brock Wilson  0-0-0  1/E   RD 4 Bryan Schmidt  1-2-3  4/+1   G 1 Frank McLaughlin  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Ryan Sullivan  0-0-0  2/+1   RD 24 Scott Drewicki  0-0-0  4/+1   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 3 Rob LaLonde  0-1-1  0/E   RD 2 Jordan Hart  0-0-0  2/-1   G 35 Jim Healey  0-0-0  0
 
Wayne State Lineup
LW 9 Jason Baclig  0-1-1  1/+2   C 21 Mike Forgie  2-1-3  4/+2   RW 17 Mark Nebus  1-1-2  4/+2
LW 26 Jason Bloomingburg  1-0-1  2/-1   C 39 Adam Krug  0-1-1  6/-1   RW 8 Derek Bachynski  0-0-0  0/E
LW 27 Jon Grabarek  0-0-0  1/-1   C 12 Stavros Paskaris  0-0-0  2/-1   RW 18 Nate Higgins  1-1-2  6/-1
LW 22 Mark Cannon  0-0-0  0/-1   C 11 Derek Punches  0-0-0  0/-1   RW 16 Tylor Michel  0-0-0  0/-1
LD 55 Taylor Donohoe  0-0-0  0/E   RD 5 Steve Kovalchik  1-1-2  1/+1   G 29 Will Hooper  0-0-0  0
LD 48 Adam Drescher  0-0-0  0/E   RD 23 Matt Boldt  0-0-0  0/-1   G 30 Kevin Bonikowski  0-0-0  0
LD 44 Dan Iliakis  0-1-1  1/-1   RD 24 Matt Krug  0-3-3  1/-1   G 33 Matt Kelly  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 WSU-1 Matt Krug (2-Obstruction Hooking) MER 1x1 3:24 
 MER  1 - 6x5 PP  Matt Johnson (10) (Mike Alexiou, Rob Ricci) 4:02 
 MER: 27,20,10,18,4,G1   WSU: 39,8,55,44,G33
 WSU  1 - 6x6  Mike Forgie (4) (Mark Nebus, Matt Krug) 6:01 
 WSU (+): 21,17,9,44,24,G33   MER (-): 10,27,8,3,2,G1
 MER-1 John Goebel (2-Interference) WSU 0x1 8:13 
 MER-2 Matt Johnson (2-Holding the Stick) 10:58 
 MER-3 Matt Johnson (2-CTH-ROUGHING) (Served by Mickey Rego) WSU 1x2 10:58 
 WSU-2 Derek Punches (2-Elbowing) 10:58 
 WSU  2 - 6x5 PP  Steve Kovalchik (1) (Adam Krug, Mike Forgie) 11:53 
 WSU: 5,39,21,27,12,G33   MER: 11,19,25,24,G1
 MER-4 Nick Pomponio (5-Checking from Behind) (Served by Brian Boulay) WSU 1x3 14:45 
 MER-5 Nick Pomponio (10-Game Disqualification) 14:45 
 WSU-3 Taylor Donohoe (2-Holding) 14:45 
 WSU-4 Matt Krug (2-Interference) MER 1x2 16:09 
 WSU-5 Steve Kovalchik (2-Obstruction Holding) MER 1x3 18:53 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-6 Brent Gough (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 4:21 
 WSU-6 Matt Krug (2-Slashing) 4:21 
 MER-7 Matt Johnson (2-CTH-ROUGHING) WSU 1x4 6:01 
 WSU-7 Mike Forgie (2-Interference) MER 1x4 6:34 
 MER-8 Ryan Sullivan (2-Hooking) WSU 1x5 8:01 
 MER-9 Jordan Hart (2-Slashing) WSU 1x6 9:54 
 WSU-8 Mark Nebus (2-Boarding) MER 1x5 11:46 
 MER-10 Mickey Rego (2-Interference) WSU 2x7 15:03 
 MER-11 Bryan Schmidt (2-Hooking) WSU 3x8 15:55 
 WSU  3 - 6x4 PP  Jason Bloomingburg (4) (Steve Kovalchik, Nate Higgins) 16:13 
 WSU: 26,21,12,18,5,G33   MER: 7,26,24,G35
 WSU  4 - 6x5 PP  Nate Higgins (5) (Dan Iliakis, Matt Krug) 16:44 
 WSU: 18,9,17,44,24,G33   MER: 11,19,25,3,G35
 MER-12 Justin Mills (2-Tripping) WSU 4x9 17:30 
 WSU  5 - 6x5 PP  Mark Nebus (3) (Matt Krug) 18:23 
 WSU: 17,24,18,9,44,G33   MER: 10,7,26,24,G35
 MER-13 Matt Johnson (2-Roughing) 20:00 
 MER-14 Rob Ricci (2-Roughing) 20:00 
 WSU-9 Dan Iliakis (2-Roughing) 20:00 
 WSU-10 Mark Nebus (2-Roughing) 20:00 
 WSU-11 Nate Higgins (2-CTH-ROUGHING) MER 1x6 20:00 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER  2 - 6x6  Bryan Schmidt (2) (John Goebel, Justin Mills) 4:10 
 MER (+): 4,18,21,6,25,G29   WSU (-): 22,11,16,44,24,G33
 MER-15 Jordan Hart (2-Hooking) WSU 4x10 5:04 
 WSU-12 Nate Higgins (2-Holding the Stick) MER 2x7 6:18 
 MER  3 - 6x5 PP  Matt Johnson (11) (Bryan Schmidt) 8:02 
 MER: 27,18,10,4,20,G29   WSU: 11,16,23,5,G33
 MER  4 - 6x6  John Goebel (2) (Rob LaLonde, Brian Boulay) 8:28 
 MER (+): 6,3,19,26,14,G29   WSU (-): 27,12,18,44,24,G33
 WSU-13 Jason Baclig (2-Slashing) MER 2x8 14:32 
 WSU-14 Steve Kovalchik (2-Slashing) MER 2x9 16:55 
 Timeout - Merrimack 16:55 
 MER-16 Matt Johnson (2-Tripping) WSU 4x11 17:22 
 MER  5 - 5x5  John Goebel (3) (Bryan Schmidt, Matt Byrnes) 17:44 
 MER (+): 6,4,7,24,G29   WSU (-): 26,39,23,55,G33

 Overtime (4:43) 
 WSU  6 - 6x6  GW LL  Mike Forgie (5) (Jason Baclig) 4:43 
 WSU (+): 21,9,17,55,5,G33   MER (-): 10,27,6,25,4,G29

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Frank McLaughlin  7 0 0 0 7 20:00 2
 Jim Healey  0 9 0 0 9 20:00 3
 Patrick Watson (L, 0-4-0)  0 0 6 1 7 24:43 1
 
 Wayne State Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Matt Kelly (W, 2-4-2)  3 7 15 4 29 64:43 5



First Star: Mike Forgie (Wayne State)
Second Star: John Goebel (Merrimack)
Third Star: Matt Johnson (Merrimack)

Merrimack (MER) at Wayne State (WSU)
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2005
Non-Conference Game
Attendance: 580
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:50 pm  Total Time: 2:45

Scoring by Period - MER 1-0-4-0=5; WSU 2-3-0-1=6

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Matt Johnson/10 (Mike Alexiou/9, Rob Ricci/10) 4:02 (PP)
2, WSU Mike Forgie/4 (Mark Nebus/2, Matt Krug/5) 6:01
3, WSU Steve Kovalchik/1 (Adam Krug/4, Mike Forgie/5) 11:53 (PP)
Penalties - Matt Krug, WSU (Obstruction Hooking) 3:24; John Goebel, MER (Interference) 8:13; Matt Johnson, MER (Holding the Stick) 10:58; Matt Johnson, MER (CTH-ROUGHING) 10:58; Derek Punches, WSU (Elbowing) 10:58; Nick Pomponio, MER (5-Checking from Behind) 14:45; Nick Pomponio, MER (10-Game Disqualification) 14:45; Taylor Donohoe, WSU (Holding) 14:45; Matt Krug, WSU (Interference) 16:09; Steve Kovalchik, WSU (Obstruction Holding) 18:53

2nd Period
Scoring - 4, WSU Jason Bloomingburg/4 (Steve Kovalchik/11, Nate Higgins/6) 16:13 (PP)
5, WSU Nate Higgins/5 (Dan Iliakis/3, Matt Krug/6) 16:44 (PP)
6, WSU Mark Nebus/3 (Matt Krug/7) 18:23 (PP)
Penalties - Brent Gough, MER (Hitting after the Whistle) 4:21; Matt Krug, WSU (Slashing) 4:21; Matt Johnson, MER (CTH-ROUGHING) 6:01; Mike Forgie, WSU (Interference) 6:34; Ryan Sullivan, MER (Hooking) 8:01; Jordan Hart, MER (Slashing) 9:54; Mark Nebus, WSU (Boarding) 11:46; Mickey Rego, MER (Interference) 15:03; Bryan Schmidt, MER (Hooking) 15:55; Justin Mills, MER (Tripping) 17:30; Matt Johnson, MER (Roughing) 20:00; Rob Ricci, MER (Roughing) 20:00; Dan Iliakis, WSU (Roughing) 20:00; Mark Nebus, WSU (Roughing) 20:00; Nate Higgins, WSU (CTH-ROUGHING) 20:00

3rd Period
Scoring - 7, MER Bryan Schmidt/2 (John Goebel/1, Justin Mills/1) 4:10
8, MER Matt Johnson/11 (Bryan Schmidt/6) 8:02 (PP)
9, MER John Goebel/2 (Rob LaLonde/1, Brian Boulay/2) 8:28
10, MER John Goebel/3 (Bryan Schmidt/7, Matt Byrnes/1) 17:44
Penalties - Jordan Hart, MER (Hooking) 5:04; Nate Higgins, WSU (Holding the Stick) 6:18; Jason Baclig, WSU (Slashing) 14:32; Steve Kovalchik, WSU (Slashing) 16:55; Matt Johnson, MER (Tripping) 17:22

Overtime
Scoring - 11, WSU Mike Forgie/5 (Jason Baclig/5) 4:43 (GW)
Penalties - None

Merrimack Goaltending - Frank McLaughlin (20:00, 9 shots, 7 saves, 2 GA); Jim Healey (20:00, 12 shots, 9 saves, 3 GA); Patrick Watson (24:43, 8 shots, 7 saves, 1 GA)

Wayne State Goaltending - Matt Kelly (64:43, 34 shots, 29 saves, 5 GA)

Win - Matt Kelly, WSU (2-4-2). Loss - Patrick Watson, MER (0-4-0).

Shots On Goal - MER 4-7-19-4=34; WSU 9-12-6-2=29

Power Plays - MER 2 of 9; WSU 4 of 11

Penalties - MER 16 (43 min); WSU 14 (28 min)

Three Stars: 1. Mike Forgie (Wayne State) 2. John Goebel (Merrimack) 3. Matt Johnson (Merrimack)

Referee: Brett Klosowski  Assistant Referees: Eric Oleksa, T.J. Likens