Friday, February 23, 2007
Merrimack (MER) at Maine (MNE)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Maine 3, Merrimack 0
New Records: Maine 20-10-2, Merrimack 3-24-4

Recap

Referee: Jeff Bunyon
Assistant Referees: Tim Low, Kevin Shea
Attendance: 5364
Start Time: 7:07 pm  End Time: 9:27 pm  Total Time: 2:20



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  0 0 0 0    Merrimack  0 / 4 (.000) 
 Maine  1 1 1 3    Maine  2 / 3 (.667) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  5 10 10 25    Merrimack  10 / 20 0 
 Maine  18 11 5 34    Maine  11 / 22 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  1/E   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  0/E   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  0/-1
LW 20 Mike Alexiou  0-0-0  1/-1   C 9 Carmen Posteraro  0-0-0  0/-1   RW 7 Matt Byrnes  0-0-0  3/-1
LW 6 John Goebel  0-0-0  0/E   C 27 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  2/E   RW 11 Matt Jones  0-0-0  4/E
  C 21 Justin Mills  0-0-0  0/E   RW 13 Mike Vaskivuo  0-0-0  1/E
LD 5 Chris Kane  0-0-0  1/E   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-0-0  2/-1   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Ryan Sullivan  0-0-0  3/E   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  2/E   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 28 David Burkholder  0-0-0  2/E   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  3/-1   G 35 Jim Healey  0-0-0  0
 
Maine Lineup
LW 18 Josh Soares  0-1-1  5/+1   C 11 Michel LÚveillÚ  1-1-2  2/+1   RW 26 Teddy Purcell  1-1-2  2/+1
LW 14 Billy Ryan  0-1-1  2/E   C 13 Keenan Hopson  0-0-0  0/E   RW 12 Keith Johnson  0-0-0  2/E
LW 29 Brent Shepheard  0-0-0  2/E   C 22 Mike Hamilton  0-1-1  3/E   RW 16 Rob Bellamy  0-0-0  1/E
LW 23 Tony Morrone  0-0-0  0/E   C 24 Wes Clark  0-0-0  2/E   RW 28 David de Kastrozza  0-0-0  1/E
LD 2 Mike Lundin  0-0-0  4/E   RD 21 Matt Duffy  0-0-0  1/+1   G 30 Ben Bishop  0-0-0  0
LD 44 Bret Tyler  1-1-2  4/+1   RD 27 Travis Ramsey  0-0-0  2/E   G 31 Shane Foley  0-0-0  0
LD 10 Bryan Plaszcz  0-0-0  0/E   RD 79 Simon Danis-Pepin  0-0-0  1/E   G 33 Dave Wilson  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Chris Kane (2-Holding) MNE 1x1 4:15 
 MNE  1 - 6x5 PP  GW  Bret Tyler (4) (Mike Hamilton, Billy Ryan) 5:19 
 MNE: 44,22,14,12,13,G30   MER: 22,3,7,19,G35
 MER-2 Mike Alexiou (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 6:55 
 MNE-1 Mike Hamilton (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 6:55 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-3 Carmen Posteraro (2-Hooking) MNE 1x2 4:08 
 MNE-2 Travis Ramsey (2-Holding) MER 0x1 7:57 
 MER-4 Pat Bowen (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 15:33 
 MNE-3 Mike Hamilton (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 15:33 
 MER-5 Joe Loprieno (2-Hooking) MNE 2x3 17:04 
 MNE  2 - 5x4 PP  Michel LÚveillÚ (16) (Bret Tyler, Teddy Purcell) 17:17 
 MNE: 11,44,26,18,G30   MER: 22,26,19,G35
 MER-6 Joe Loprieno (2-Roughing) 18:32 
 MER-7 Brandon Sadlowski (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 18:32 
 MNE-4 Mike Hamilton (2-Holding) 18:32 
 MNE-5 Brent Shepheard (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 18:32 
 MER-8 David Burkholder (2-Slashing) 19:39 
 MNE-6 Teddy Purcell (2-Slashing) 19:39 
 MER-9 Pat Bowen (2-Slashing) 20:00 
 MNE-7 Bret Tyler (2-Cross-Checking) 20:00 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MNE-8 Mike Hamilton (2-Hooking) MER 0x2 3:38 
 MNE-9 Rob Bellamy (2-Boarding) MER 0x3 6:51 
 MER-10 David Burkholder (2-Holding the Stick) 10:26 
 MNE-10 Tony Morrone (2-Slashing) 10:26 
 MNE-11 Tony Morrone (2-High-Sticking) MER 0x4 12:43 
 MNE  3 - 6x6  EN  Teddy Purcell (15) (Josh Soares, Michel LÚveillÚ) 19:53 
 MNE (+): 26,18,11,21,44,G30   MER (-): 3,16,4,9,20,7

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Jim Healey (L, 1-14-3)  17 5 0 22 27:43 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:14 0
 Jim Healey  0 5 3 8 29:54 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:38 0
 Jim Healey  0 0 1 1 0:52 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:32 1
 Jim Healey  0 0 0 0 0:07 0
 
 Maine Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Ben Bishop (W, 18-8-2)  5 0 0 5 19:58 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:02 0
 Ben Bishop  0 10 10 20 40:00 0



First Star: Bret Tyler (Maine)
Second Star: Ben Bishop (Maine)
Third Star: Michel LÚveillÚ (Maine)

Merrimack (MER) at Maine (MNE)
Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
Conference Game
Attendance: 5364
Start Time: 7:07 pm  End Time: 9:27 pm  Total Time: 2:20

Scoring by Period - MER 0-0-0=0; MNE 1-1-1=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MNE Bret Tyler/4 (Mike Hamilton/11, Billy Ryan/17) 5:19 (PP) (GW)
Penalties - Chris Kane, MER (Holding) 4:15; Mike Alexiou, MER (Hitting after the Whistle) 6:55; Mike Hamilton, MNE (Hitting after the Whistle) 6:55

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, MNE Michel LÚveillÚ/16 (Bret Tyler/18, Teddy Purcell/22) 17:17 (PP)
Penalties - Carmen Posteraro, MER (Hooking) 4:08; Travis Ramsey, MNE (Holding) 7:57; Pat Bowen, MER (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 15:33; Mike Hamilton, MNE (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 15:33; Joe Loprieno, MER (Hooking) 17:04; Joe Loprieno, MER (Roughing) 18:32; Brandon Sadlowski, MER (Hitting after the Whistle) 18:32; Mike Hamilton, MNE (Holding) 18:32; Brent Shepheard, MNE (Hitting after the Whistle) 18:32; David Burkholder, MER (Slashing) 19:39; Teddy Purcell, MNE (Slashing) 19:39; Pat Bowen, MER (Slashing) 20:00; Bret Tyler, MNE (Cross-Checking) 20:00

3rd Period
Scoring - 3, MNE Teddy Purcell/15 (Josh Soares/18, Michel LÚveillÚ/19) 19:53 (EN)
Penalties - Mike Hamilton, MNE (Hooking) 3:38; Rob Bellamy, MNE (Boarding) 6:51; David Burkholder, MER (Holding the Stick) 10:26; Tony Morrone, MNE (Slashing) 10:26; Tony Morrone, MNE (High-Sticking) 12:43

Merrimack Goaltending - Jim Healey (58:36, 33 shots, 31 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (1:24, 1 GA)

Maine Goaltending - Ben Bishop (59:58, 25 shots, 25 saves, 0 GA); Empty Net (0:02, 0 GA)

Win - Ben Bishop, MNE (18-8-2). Loss - Jim Healey, MER (1-14-3).

Shots On Goal - MER 5-10-10=25; MNE 18-11-5=34

Power Plays - MER 0 of 4; MNE 2 of 3

Penalties - MER 10 (20 min); MNE 11 (22 min)

Three Stars: 1. Bret Tyler (Maine) 2. Ben Bishop (Maine) 3. Michel LÚveillÚ (Maine)

Referee: Jeff Bunyon  Assistant Referees: Tim Low, Kevin Shea