Saturday, February 24, 2007
Merrimack (MER) at Maine (MNE)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Maine 5, Merrimack 1
New Records: Maine 21-10-2, Merrimack 3-25-4

Recap

Referee: Jeff Bunyon
Assistant Referees: Tim Low, Kevin Shea
Attendance: 5380
Start Time: 7:09 pm  End Time: 9:29 pm  Total Time: 2:20



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  1 0 0 1    Merrimack  0 / 4 (.000) 
 Maine  2 3 0 5    Maine  2 / 9 (.222) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  4 11 11 26    Merrimack  10 / 31 0 
 Maine  8 11 10 29    Maine  7 / 14 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 20 Mike Alexiou  0-0-0  0/-1   C 9 Carmen Posteraro  0-0-0  5/-1   RW 7 Matt Byrnes  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 18 Pat Kimball  1-0-1  2/E   C 19 Derek Pallardy  0-0-0  2/E   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  0/-1
LW 6 John Goebel  0-0-0  1/-1   C 27 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  2/-2   RW 11 Matt Jones  0-0-0  0/-1
  C 21 Justin Mills  0-0-0  2/+1   RW 13 Mike Vaskivuo  0-1-1  2/+1
LD 26 Ryan Sullivan  0-1-1  1/+1   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  2/+1   G 29 Patrick Watson  0-0-0  0
LD 5 Chris Kane  0-0-0  2/-3   RD 3 Joe Loprieno  0-0-0  1/-3   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 28 David Burkholder  0-0-0  1/E   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  1/E   G 35 Jim Healey  0-0-0  0
 
Maine Lineup
LW 29 Brent Shepheard  1-0-1  3/+1   C 22 Mike Hamilton  1-0-1  3/E   RW 12 Keith Johnson  0-1-1  0/+1
LW 18 Josh Soares  0-1-1  5/-1   C 11 Michel LÚveillÚ  0-2-2  1/E   RW 26 Teddy Purcell  0-0-0  3/-1
LW 14 Billy Ryan  0-1-1  2/+1   C 13 Keenan Hopson  0-1-1  2/+1   RW 16 Rob Bellamy  0-1-1  1/E
LW 55 Vince Laise  0-1-1  0/+1   C 24 Wes Clark  1-0-1  2/+1   RW 28 David de Kastrozza  0-1-1  1/+2
LD 2 Mike Lundin  0-0-0  0/E   RD 27 Travis Ramsey  0-1-1  3/+1   G 30 Ben Bishop  0-0-0  0
LD 44 Bret Tyler  1-0-1  1/+1   RD 21 Matt Duffy  0-0-0  0/E   G 31 Shane Foley  0-0-0  0
LD 10 Bryan Plaszcz  0-0-0  1/+1   RD 79 Simon Danis-Pepin  1-0-1  1/+1   G 33 Dave Wilson  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Derek Pallardy (2-CONTACT TO HEAD-ROUGHING) MNE 0x1 1:37 
 MER-2 David Burkholder (2-Hooking) MNE 0x2 6:41 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Pat Kimball (5) (Mike Vaskivuo, Ryan Sullivan) 10:31 
 MER (+): 18,13,26,22,21,G29   MNE (-): 2,26,18,11,21,G30
 MNE  1 - 6x6  Wes Clark (8) (David de Kastrozza, Vince Laise) 12:12 
 MNE (+): 24,28,55,21,2,G30   MER (-): 6,11,27,3,5,G29
 MNE  2 - 6x6  GW  Simon Danis-Pepin (2) (Billy Ryan, Keith Johnson) 17:07 
 MNE (+): 79,14,10,13,12,G30   MER (-): 20,9,5,7,3,G29
 MER-3 Pat Bowen (2-Obstruction Hooking) MNE 0x3 17:30 
 MER-4 Matt Jones (5-Hitting from Behind) (Served by Mike Vaskivuo) MNE 2x6 20:00 
 MER-5 Matt Jones (10-Game Misconduct) 20:00 
 MNE-1 Bret Tyler (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 20:00 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-6 Carmen Posteraro (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 1:41 
 MNE-2 Keith Johnson (2-Hitting after the Whistle) 1:41 
 MNE  3 - 6x5 PP  Mike Hamilton (8) (Keenan Hopson, Rob Bellamy) 3:05 
 MNE: 22,13,16,14,27,G30   MER: 22,7,4,19,G29
 MNE  4 - 6x5 PP  Brent Shepheard (6) (Josh Soares, Michel LÚveillÚ) 3:47 
 MNE: 29,2,11,18,26,G30   MER: 21,3,26,20,G29
 MNE-3 Matt Duffy (2-Interference) MER 0x1 12:58 
 MNE  5 - 6x6  Bret Tyler (5) (Michel LÚveillÚ, Travis Ramsey) 16:51 
 MNE (+): 44,11,27,29,28,G30   MER (-): 16,5,3,27,18,G29
 MNE-4 Travis Ramsey (2-Slashing) MER 0x2 19:50 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-7 Pat Bowen (2-CONTACT TO HEAD-ROUGHING) MNE 2x7 3:47 
 MNE-5 Teddy Purcell (2-Tripping) MER 0x3 9:57 
 MER-8 Brandon Sadlowski (2-Obstruction Hooking) MNE 2x8 11:25 
 MER-9 Matt Byrnes (2-Hitting from Behind) MNE 2x9 13:21 
 MER-10 Pat Bowen (2-Interference) 16:23 
 MNE-6 Josh Soares (2-Roughing) 16:23 
 MNE-7 Bryan Plaszcz (2-Interference) MER 0x4 16:34 

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Patrick Watson (L, 2-8-1)  6 8 10 24 60:00 5
 
 Maine Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Ben Bishop (W, 19-8-2)  3 10 0 13 39:17 1
 Dave Wilson  0 1 11 12 20:43 0



First Star: Michel LÚveillÚ (Maine)
Second Star: Brent Shepheard (Maine)
Third Star: Mike Hamilton (Maine)

Merrimack (MER) at Maine (MNE)
Date: Saturday, February 24, 2007
Conference Game
Attendance: 5380
Start Time: 7:09 pm  End Time: 9:29 pm  Total Time: 2:20

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

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Pat Kimball/5 (Mike Vaskivuo/2, Ryan Sullivan/2) 10:31
2, MNE Wes Clark/8 (David de Kastrozza/2, Vince Laise/3) 12:12
3, MNE Simon Danis-Pepin/2 (Billy Ryan/18, Keith Johnson/13) 17:07 (GW)
Penalties - Derek Pallardy, MER (CONTACT TO HEAD-ROUGHING) 1:37; David Burkholder, MER (Hooking) 6:41; Pat Bowen, MER (Obstruction Hooking) 17:30; Matt Jones, MER (5-Hitting from Behind) 20:00; Matt Jones, MER (10-Game Misconduct) 20:00; Bret Tyler, MNE (Hitting after the Whistle) 20:00

2nd Period
Scoring - 4, MNE Mike Hamilton/8 (Keenan Hopson/15, Rob Bellamy/7) 3:05 (PP)
5, MNE Brent Shepheard/6 (Josh Soares/19, Michel LÚveillÚ/20) 3:47 (PP)
6, MNE Bret Tyler/5 (Michel LÚveillÚ/21, Travis Ramsey/6) 16:51
Penalties - Carmen Posteraro, MER (Hitting after the Whistle) 1:41; Keith Johnson, MNE (Hitting after the Whistle) 1:41; Matt Duffy, MNE (Interference) 12:58; Travis Ramsey, MNE (Slashing) 19:50

3rd Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Pat Bowen, MER (CONTACT TO HEAD-ROUGHING) 3:47; Teddy Purcell, MNE (Tripping) 9:57; Brandon Sadlowski, MER (Obstruction Hooking) 11:25; Matt Byrnes, MER (Hitting from Behind) 13:21; Pat Bowen, MER (Interference) 16:23; Josh Soares, MNE (Roughing) 16:23; Bryan Plaszcz, MNE (Interference) 16:34

Merrimack Goaltending - Patrick Watson (60:00, 29 shots, 24 saves, 5 GA)

Maine Goaltending - Ben Bishop (39:17, 14 shots, 13 saves, 1 GA); Dave Wilson (20:43, 12 shots, 12 saves, 0 GA)

Win - Ben Bishop, MNE (19-8-2). Loss - Patrick Watson, MER (2-8-1).

Shots On Goal - MER 4-11-11=26; MNE 8-11-10=29

Power Plays - MER 0 of 4; MNE 2 of 9

Penalties - MER 10 (31 min); MNE 7 (14 min)

Three Stars: 1. Michel LÚveillÚ (Maine) 2. Brent Shepheard (Maine) 3. Mike Hamilton (Maine)

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