Saturday, March 7, 2009
Merrimack (MER) at Massachusetts (UMA)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Massachusetts 6, Merrimack 1
New Records: Massachusetts 15-18-3, Merrimack 9-21-4

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Dave Hansen, Chris Federico
Assistant Referees: Bob Bernard, Brendan Kelleher
Attendance: 4856
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:13 pm  Total Time: 2:13



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  1 0 0 1    Merrimack  0 / 4 (.000) 
 Massachusetts  3 2 1 6    Massachusetts  3 / 6 (.500) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  14 14 9 37    Merrimack  9 / 21 0 
 Massachusetts  13 11 14 38    Massachusetts  7 / 14 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-0-0  3/-1   C 24 Rob Ricci  0-0-0  7/-1   RW 27 Jesse Todd  0-0-0  0/-1
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-1-1  4/E   C 14 Joe Cucci  1-0-1  2/E   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-1-1  1/E
LW 28 Jeff Velleca  0-0-0  5/-1   C 8 Carter Madsen  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  0-0-0  0/-1
LW 9 Mickey Rego  0-0-0  1/E   C 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  2/E   RW 10 Bobby Kramer  0-0-0  0/E
LD 7 Karl Stollery  0-0-0  1/-1   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  0/-2   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  2/E   RD 12 Grant Farrell  0-0-0  1/E   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
LD 17 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  2/E   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  5/-1  
 
Massachusetts Lineup
LW 21 Marc Concannon  1-0-1  1/+1   C 8 Jordan Virtue  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 11 Chris Davis  0-1-1  4/+1
LW 24 Alex Berry  1-2-3  4/+2   C 12 Cory Quirk  1-2-3  7/+3   RW 16 Scott Crowder  0-0-0  2/+2
LW 17 Chase Langeraap  0-1-1  1/-1   C 25 Michael Lecomte  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 19 James Marcou  1-1-2  3/-1
LW 14 T.J. Syner  0-0-0  0/E   C 7 Casey Wellman  1-0-1  5/E   RW 9 Shawn Saunders  0-0-0  1/E
LD 5 Topher Bevis  0-1-1  0/+2   RD 4 John Wessbecker  1-0-1  2/+1   G 30 Kevin Moore  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Martin Nolet  0-1-1  2/E   RD 27 Justin Braun  0-2-2  2/E   G 31 Paul Dainton  0-0-0  0
LD 44 Matthew Irwin  0-0-0  1/E   RD 22 Michael Marcou  0-0-0  1/E   G 33 Dan Meyers  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Joe Cucci (7) (Ryan Flanigan, J.C. Robitaille) 1:30 
 MER (+): 14,20,16,12,26,G33   UMA (-): 17,25,27,2,19,G31
 MER-1 Bobby Kramer (2-Interference) UMA 1x1 3:27 
 UMA  1 - 6x5 PP  Cory Quirk (11) (Alex Berry, Topher Bevis) 4:40 
 UMA: 12,24,5,14,25,G31   MER: 11,24,26,4,G33
 UMA-1 Cory Quirk (2-Boarding) MER 0x1 6:17 
 UMA  2 - 6x6  GW  John Wessbecker (1) (Alex Berry, Cory Quirk) 10:53 
 UMA (+): 4,24,12,16,5,G31   MER (-): 4,22,11,8,28,G33
 UMA  3 - 6x6  Marc Concannon (2) (Chris Davis, Jordan Virtue) 11:22 
 UMA (+): 21,11,8,5,12,G31   MER (-): 20,12,14,26,16,G33
 MER-2 Carter Madsen (2-Interference) UMA 1x2 13:54 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 UMA  4 - 6x6  Alex Berry (11) (Martin Nolet, Cory Quirk) 7:46 
 UMA (+): 24,2,27,16,12,G31   MER (-): 24,23,22,27,7,G33
 MER-3 Joe Cucci (2-Slashing) UMA 2x3 9:13 
 UMA  5 - 6x5 PP  James Marcou (14) (Chase Langeraap, Justin Braun) 9:38 
 UMA: 19,17,27,7,44,G31   MER: 27,4,23,7,G33
 UMA-2 Scott Crowder (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) MER 0x2 9:55 
 MER-4 Rob Ricci (2-O-HOLDING) UMA 2x4 11:02 
 UMA-3 Michael Marcou (2-Tripping) MER 0x3 13:53 
 MER-5 Jesse Todd (2-Slashing) 15:29 
 UMA-4 Chris Davis (2-Slashing) 15:29 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-6 Rob Ricci (2-Roughing) 0:42 
 MER-7 Rob Ricci (2-Instigating) (Served by Joe Cucci) UMA 3x5 0:42 
 UMA-5 Michael Lecomte (2-Roughing) 0:42 
 UMA  6 - 6x5 PP  Casey Wellman (11) (Justin Braun, James Marcou) 1:19 
 UMA: 7,27,19,44,12,G31   MER: 27,23,4,26,G33
 UMA-6 Chris Davis (2-Hooking) MER 0x4 5:09 
 MER-8 Jeff Velleca (5-Boarding) UMA 3x6 8:05 
 MER-9 Adam Ross (2-Roughing) 14:51 
 UMA-7 Michael Lecomte (2-Roughing) 14:51 

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (L, 2-10-0)  10 9 13 32 60:00 6
 
 Massachusetts Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Paul Dainton (W, 11-12-1)  13 14 9 36 60:00 1



First Star: Cory Quirk (Massachusetts)
Second Star: Alex Berry (Massachusetts)
Third Star: John Wessbecker (Massachusetts)

Recap

Merrimack (MER) at Massachusetts (UMA)
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2009
Conference Game
Attendance: 4856
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:13 pm  Total Time: 2:13

Scoring by Period - MER 1-0-0=1; UMA 3-2-1=6

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Joe Cucci/7 (Ryan Flanigan/7, J.C. Robitaille/4) 1:30
2, UMA Cory Quirk/11 (Alex Berry/17, Topher Bevis/10) 4:40 (PP)
3, UMA John Wessbecker/1 (Alex Berry/18, Cory Quirk/16) 10:53 (GW)
4, UMA Marc Concannon/2 (Chris Davis/7, Jordan Virtue/2) 11:22
Penalties - Bobby Kramer, MER (Interference) 3:27; Cory Quirk, UMA (Boarding) 6:17; Carter Madsen, MER (Interference) 13:54

2nd Period
Scoring - 5, UMA Alex Berry/11 (Martin Nolet/7, Cory Quirk/17) 7:46
6, UMA James Marcou/14 (Chase Langeraap/12, Justin Braun/14) 9:38 (PP)
Penalties - Joe Cucci, MER (Slashing) 9:13; Scott Crowder, UMA (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:55; Rob Ricci, MER (O-HOLDING) 11:02; Michael Marcou, UMA (Tripping) 13:53; Jesse Todd, MER (Slashing) 15:29; Chris Davis, UMA (Slashing) 15:29

3rd Period
Scoring - 7, UMA Casey Wellman/11 (Justin Braun/15, James Marcou/30) 1:19 (PP)
Penalties - Rob Ricci, MER (Roughing) 0:42; Rob Ricci, MER (Instigating) 0:42; Michael Lecomte, UMA (Roughing) 0:42; Chris Davis, UMA (Hooking) 5:09; Jeff Velleca, MER (5-Boarding) 8:05; Adam Ross, MER (Roughing) 14:51; Michael Lecomte, UMA (Roughing) 14:51

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (60:00, 38 shots, 32 saves, 6 GA)

Massachusetts Goaltending - Paul Dainton (60:00, 37 shots, 36 saves, 1 GA)

Win - Paul Dainton, UMA (11-12-1). Loss - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (2-10-0).

Shots On Goal - MER 14-14-9=37; UMA 13-11-14=38

Power Plays - MER 0 of 4; UMA 3 of 6

Penalties - MER 9 (21 min); UMA 7 (14 min)

Three Stars: 1. Cory Quirk (Massachusetts) 2. Alex Berry (Massachusetts) 3. John Wessbecker (Massachusetts)

Referees: Dave Hansen, Chris Federico  Assistant Referees: Bob Bernard, Brendan Kelleher