Friday, March 12, 2010
Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Quarterfinals

Final Score: Boston University 3, Merrimack 2
New Records: Boston University 17-15-3, Merrimack 15-18-2

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Dave Hansen, Scott Hansen
Assistant Referees: Chris Aughe, Chris Low
Attendance: 3508
Start Time: 7:31 pm  End Time: 10:01 pm  Total Time: 2:30



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  1 1 0 2    Merrimack  0 / 6 (.000) 
 Boston University  0 2 1 3    Boston University  0 / 3 (.000) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  11 4 13 28    Merrimack  7 / 17 0 
 Boston University  16 16 9 41    Boston University  10 / 23 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-1-1  5/+1   C 24 Stephane Da Costa  0-0-0  6/+1   RW 28 Jeff Velleca  1-0-1  6/+1
LW 12 Brandon Brodhag  0-0-0  1/-3   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-0-0  2/-3   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  1/-3
LW 8 John Heffernan  0-0-0  0/E   C 9 Carter Madsen  0-0-0  0/E   RW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-0-0  1/E
LW 18 Pat Kimball  1-0-1  1/+1   C 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  0/+1   RW 25 Matt Moulakelis  0-1-1  0/+1
LD 7 Karl Stollery  0-0-0  0/-1   RD 3 Kyle Bigos  0-0-0  4/-1   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  0/+1   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  1/-1   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-1-1  0/E   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  0/E  
 
Boston University Lineup
LW 11 Zach Cohen  0-1-1  4/+2   C 13 Nick Bonino  0-1-1  4/+3   RW 27 Vinny Saponari  2-0-2  7/+3
LW 12 Chris Connolly  0-0-0  0/E   C 18 Wade Megan  0-0-0  2/E   RW 9 Alex Chiasson  0-0-0  3/E
LW 6 Joe Pereira  0-0-0  5/-2   C 26 Luke Popko  0-0-0  3/-2   RW 15 Ryan Santana  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 14 Andrew Glass  0-0-0  1/+1   C 22 Ross Gaudet  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 16 Kevin Gilroy  0-0-0  1/E
LD 25 Colby Cohen  0-0-0  3/+1   RD 3 Kevin Shattenkirk  0-0-0  1/+1   G 31 Kieran Millan  0-0-0  0
LD 5 David Warsofsky  1-1-2  3/+1   RD 2 Eric Gryba  0-0-0  1/E   G 32 Adam Kraus  0-0-0  0
LD 21 Sean Escobedo  0-0-0  0/E   RD 7 Max Nicastro  0-0-0  1/-1   G 35 Grant Rollheiser  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Pat Kimball (1) (Matt Moulakelis, Adam Ross) 8:44 
 MER (+): 18,25,26,2,15,G35   BU (-): 7,2,15,26,6,G31
 BU-1 BENCH (2-Too Many Players) (Served by Wade Megan) MER 0x1 13:19 
 BU-2 Eric Gryba (2-Cross-Checking) MER 0x2 14:51 
 MER-1 Chris Barton (2-Tripping) BU 0x1 15:22 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MER-2 Adam Ross (2-Tripping) BU 0x2 2:26 
 MER  2 - 6x6  Jeff Velleca (8) (Chris Barton) 6:14 
 MER (+): 28,23,2,4,24,G35   BU (-): 22,6,2,5,26,G31
 BU  1 - 6x6  David Warsofsky (12) (Zach Cohen) 10:10 
 BU (+): 5,11,13,2,27,G31   MER (-): 14,12,4,26,16,G35
 BU  2 - 6x6  Vinny Saponari (10) (Nick Bonino, David Warsofsky) 12:05 
 BU (+): 27,13,5,2,11,G31   MER (-): 14,16,2,3,12,G35
 Timeout - Merrimack 12:05 
 BU-3 Chris Connolly (2-Cross-Checking) MER 0x3 13:49 
 BU-4 Colby Cohen (2-CTH ROUGHING) MER 0x4 16:43 
 MER-3 Kyle Bigos (2-Roughing) 19:57.9 
 MER-4 Kyle Bigos (5-GRASPING THE FACEMASK) 19:57.9 
 MER-5 Ryan Flanigan (2-Roughing) 19:57.9 
 BU-5 Eric Gryba (2-Roughing) 19:57.9 
 BU-6 Eric Gryba (5-GRASPING THE FACEMASK) (Served by David Warsofsky) 19:57.9 
 BU-7 Joe Pereira (2-Roughing) 19:57.9 
 BU-8 Eric Gryba (2-Instigating) MER 0x5 19:57.9 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 BU  3 - 6x6  GW  Vinny Saponari (11) (unassisted) 4:11 
 BU (+): 27,13,3,14,25,G31   MER (-): 12,14,16,7,4,G35
 MER-6 Brandon Sadlowski (2-Boarding) BU 0x3 4:28 
 BU-9 Vinny Saponari (2-CTH HIGH-STICKING) MER 0x6 13:54 
 Timeout - Boston University 19:24.6 
 MER-7 Joe Cucci (2-Roughing) 19:57.7 
 BU-10 Chris Connolly (2-Roughing) 19:57.7 

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Joe Cannata (L, 9-12-1)  16 14 8 38 58:08 3
 EMPTY NET  0 0:21 0
 Joe Cannata  0 0 0 0 0:36 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:55 0
 
 Boston University Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Kieran Millan  10 2 0 12 22:00 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:26 0
 Kieran Millan (W, 15-14-0)  0 1 13 14 37:34 1

Recap

Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Date: Friday, March 12, 2010
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Quarterfinals
Attendance: 3508
Start Time: 7:31 pm  End Time: 10:01 pm  Total Time: 2:30

Scoring by Period - MER 1-1-0=2; BU 0-2-1=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Pat Kimball/1 (Matt Moulakelis/2, Adam Ross/8) 8:44
Penalties - Bench, BU (Too Many Players) 13:19; Eric Gryba, BU (Cross-Checking) 14:51; Chris Barton, MER (Tripping) 15:22

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, MER Jeff Velleca/8 (Chris Barton/18) 6:14
3, BU David Warsofsky/12 (Zach Cohen/9) 10:10
4, BU Vinny Saponari/10 (Nick Bonino/23, David Warsofsky/11) 12:05
Penalties - Adam Ross, MER (Tripping) 2:26; Chris Connolly, BU (Cross-Checking) 13:49; Colby Cohen, BU (CTH ROUGHING) 16:43; Kyle Bigos, MER (Roughing) 19:57; Kyle Bigos, MER (5-GRASPING THE FACEMASK) 19:57; Ryan Flanigan, MER (Roughing) 19:57; Eric Gryba, BU (Roughing) 19:57; Eric Gryba, BU (5-GRASPING THE FACEMASK) 19:57; Joe Pereira, BU (Roughing) 19:57; Eric Gryba, BU (Instigating) 19:57

3rd Period
Scoring - 5, BU Vinny Saponari/11 4:11 (GW)
Penalties - Brandon Sadlowski, MER (Boarding) 4:28; Vinny Saponari, BU (CTH HIGH-STICKING) 13:54; Joe Cucci, MER (Roughing) 19:57; Chris Connolly, BU (Roughing) 19:57

Merrimack Goaltending - Joe Cannata (58:44, 41 shots, 38 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (1:16, 0 GA)

Boston University Goaltending - Kieran Millan (59:34, 28 shots, 26 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (0:26, 0 GA)

Win - Kieran Millan, BU (15-14-0). Loss - Joe Cannata, MER (9-12-1).

Shots On Goal - MER 11-4-13=28; BU 16-16-9=41

Power Plays - MER 0 of 6; BU 0 of 3

Penalties - MER 7 (17 min); BU 10 (23 min)

Referees: Dave Hansen, Scott Hansen  Assistant Referees: Chris Aughe, Chris Low